Black Mirror's Charlie Brooker sends that "San Junipero" sequel idea back to digital heaven 

Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker tends to keep the details on upcoming seasons of his celebrated techno-paranoid Twilight Zone riff quiet, understanding as well as anybody that much of Black Mirror’s power comes from its tendency to surprise and shock. Still, Brooker did step up to make one thing about the show’s…

Netflix will take us through the warped looking-glass again with a 5th season of Black Mirror 

The fourth season of Black Mirror encouraged many lovelorn souls to entrust their romantic lives to an app, so there’s no telling what aspect of daily living will be taken over by the new season Netflix has just ordered. Maybe a playlist will decide which job is right for you based on which songs you choose to repeat?

Happiness may not last, but at least we finally know when Black Mirror season 4 will drop

The latest trailer for Black Mirror season 4 feels strangely familiar, as it brings together all the other previews we’ve seen for the individual episodes, like the Star Trek parody and the one that will make everyone question becoming a parent. In the clip, a man doubts how long happiness can last, just like we all…

Black Mirror drops season 4 trailer, though we don't need reminders the world's a terrible place

Despite one shining light of hope known as “San Junipero,” season three of Black Mirror was another bleak and unsettling depiction of the cold and worrisome ways that technology and the darkest of human instincts can combine. Maybe season four will be all kittens and pizza? Just kidding: It will be a real bummer.

Soon Black Mirror’s technological nightmares will be available in book form

According to the BBC, Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker is set to edit three collections of novellas that riff on his series. Neither Brooker nor publisher Random House have revealed the authors involved—besides calling them “leading fiction writers”—but given the caliber of talent that has worked on the show, we…

Charlie Brooker says that if Black Mirror season 4 comes true, we are truly fucked

Between the farce of the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, and that time the prime minister of England supposedly had sex with a pig, Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror has earned a reputation for being weirdly prescient, no matter how bleak its sci-fi dystopias get. But while Brooker acknowledges that reality seems bound…

A score for your tears: Official “San Junipero” soundtrack set to release next month

For the past two weeks, escaping to the bright, breezy fantasy world of San Junipero has not sounded like such a bad idea. “San Junipero” offers hope in dark times, as the fictional city in the cloud from Black Mirror’s third season suggests that heaven is indeed a place on earth. And now you can relive all the…

Rashida Jones and Michael Schur talk about bringing funny to Black Mirror

Before Rashida Jones bid farewell to Parks And Recreation and beautiful tropical fish Ann Perkins, she regularly worked with that show’s creator Michael Schur. But for all the years of their long friendship—which started on their second day of college—they had never written with each other. That is, until they…

Black Mirror’s Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones on finding hope in nightmares

The two Black Mirror episodes that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September—“San Junipero” and “Nosedive”—are unexpected in that their endings don’t make us feel too terrible about humanity. One might even go so far as to suggest that they are somewhat heartwarming. But just before the The…