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Black Mirror: Hang the DJ

As cynical as the lyrics are, there’s something undeniably jovial about the iconic song Panic, in which Morrissey and Co. criticised the state of pop music post-Chernobyl. The same can arguably be said about the Black Mirror episode Hang the DJ, which fittingly utilises the famous Smiths song. It wasn’t really until last season’s San Junipero that audiences had associated anything remotely hopeful […]

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Black Mirror: Crocodile

The third instalment of the latest series of Black Mirror is Crocodile, a somewhat shaky episode with interesting ideas and concepts (as always) but questionable character motivations and reasoning. The central character of the episode is Mia (Andrea Riseborough), a successful, family-orientated architect whose past comes back to haunt her in the form of a hit and run fifteen […]

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Black Mirror: Arkangel

Arkangel feels like Black Mirror‘s attempt to return to its roots and the gritty sci-fi that the show introduced us to in its first two seasons. After being incorporated into Netflix’s ever-growing catalogue of boundary-pushing TV, the show’s increased budget has resulted in the introduction of well-known actors, bolder colour palettes (likely to appeal to American […]

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Black Mirror: USS Callister

The highly anticipated return of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror – after its first season on Netflix last year – begins aboard the USS Callister, a satirical Star Trek-esque spaceship in an immersive virtual reality video game. With similar themes and questions seen before in Black Mirror, the story this time is told through game developer […]

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Dark

Chances are, if you enjoyed Stranger Things (you probably did) and enjoy slightly more serious TV, you’ll love Netflix’s new German language series, Dark. It’s often unfair, even inaccurate, to compare one series to another in this way, but the similarities between the two are unquestionable. Both are filled with 80s nostalgia, feature a shady […]

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Alternative Christmas special – Black Mirror

A Christmas Special has become somewhat cemented into festive traditions, as we gather around a warm fire watching our favourite series. Andy Williams once described it as ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’, and it appears that television reacts with a similar kind of optimism. Sometimes it’s with comedic glee, such as Mark’s hilarious […]

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Intertainment Issue Twelve

The brand new, twelfth issue of Intertainment Magazine is now live and you can read it right here. October’s issue includes features on Blade Runner 2049, Cowboy Bepop, and special Halloween recommendations from our contributors. There’s also content on Rick and Morty Season Three, and live reviews of Neck Deep, and Sundara Karma, and much more. No […]

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