Black Mirror’s Jodie Foster and Rosemarie DeWitt on the horrors of parenting

A highlight episode from the upcoming season of Black Mirror is one directed by Jodie Foster: “Arkangel,” starring Rosemarie DeWitt as a mother whose daughter goes missing for a brief, panic-stricken moment in a time, and after recovering her, enlists in an experimental procedure to keep her daughter safe. While the…

Jodie Foster and Rosemarie DeWitt on what drew them to Black Mirror

The new season of Black Mirror is near, and we’ve just received our first taste of the dystopian vision Charlie Brooker and company have in store for viewers. One welcome addition to the anthology series is an episode directed by Jodie Foster: “Arkangel,” starring Rosemarie DeWitt as a mother who goes to desperate…

Preview photos for season 4 of Black Mirror feature a doctor and a starship captain

Black Mirror, whether it’s the original British incarnation or the Netflix-backed continuation, is a show that’s almost predictable in its unpredictability. Being an anthology show, it’s pretty much impossible to say how a given episode will play out, but barring at least one very memorable example, you know that…

The new Poltergeist can’t outrun its source material

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The 2015 edition of Poltergeist would be a decent horror movie if it didn’t already exist. There’s the 1982 edition, for starters, a masterful collaboration between Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper that sends a suburban family through the haunted-house wringer. But the new Poltergeist also recalls James Wan’s Insidious…