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“And here we are” – on HBO’s Chernobyl

Audiences are used to watching cities being destroyed. From earthquakes to tornadoes, from devastating industrial accidents to wars, from giant rampaging monsters to legions of valiant heroes who wind up … Continue reading

June 13, 2019 · 1 Comment

Choose Very Carefully: a Review of Black Mirror – Bandersnatch

Manipulated comes from manus: hand We see ourselves manipulated and hope in this way to come to grips with our reality When it was really still hands manipulating us manipulation … Continue reading

January 10, 2019 · 27 Comments

Don’t like what you see? – A review of Season Three of Black Mirror

“The future is not a blank page; and neither is it an open book.” – Lewis Mumford 1. When the daily news takes on a particularly grim sheen it can … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · 4 Comments

A Dark, Warped Reflection – An Analysis of Black Mirror

Editor’s Note: what follows is an analysis of the first two seasons of Black Mirror. An analysis of  the third season has also been posted. Depending upon which sections of … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 21 Comments

From Ned to Ted to Red – General Ludd on the Blacklist

General Ludd is a television star! At last! Only, not so much a star as a crudely rendered villain, portrayed in such a way that rather sadly fits with the … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

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