Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Black Mirror is a British science fiction television series created by Charlie Brooker and centred around dark and satirical themes that examine modern society, particularly with regard to the unanticipated consequences of new technologies, reminding us that to revere our digital gadgets is to become their pathetic slaves. Episodes are standalone works, usually set in an alternative present or the near future. All genuinely unsettling and thought-provoking.
Stories tap into the collective unease about our modern world. Over the last then years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm -a plasma screen, a monitor, a smartphone- a black mirror of our 21st Century existence. A must-watch series. Take my word for it.
Check list of Black Mirror 13 episodes on Wikipedia for plot summaries.