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Black Mirror': We Asked a Digital Dating Expert to Review Hang the DJ

Black Mirror isnt known for its optimism, but digital dating expert Francesca Hogi says the episodeHang the DJ contains a hopeful message for the lovelorn: Even in online dating hell, soulmates still exist. TheWrap asked Hogi for insights into Hang the DJ, which focuses ontwo singles using a futuristic matchmaking program called The System. Hogi,a love and life coach and co-founder of an upcoming dating platform called Sonar, seemed like the perfect person to look into Netflixs deep dark truthful mirror: Shes a frequent expert on NBCs Today and former film producer and lawyer (seriously, read her story ).   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/black-mirror-hang-the-dj-digital-dating-expert-francesca-hogi/

Black Mirror Trolls Eagle-Eyed Reddit Users With Insane Season 4 Easter Egg

(Spoiler alert: Do not read on unless youve watched Black Mirror Season 4 episode Crocodile.) Black Mirror wouldnt be Black Mirror if it wasnt trying to mess with viewers in basically every episode. But the mindf they snuck into a new episode is on a whole different level, as it was specifically aimed at Reddit users who love to theorize about the show. The fourth season of Charlie Brookers twisted, technology-obsessed anthology series dropped on Netflix on Friday, and fans have been picking apart every single moment on social media since. While many Easter eggs that connect the episodes have already been discovered and dissected, one that a Reddit user noticed in the episode Crocodile knocked viewers over with its meta-filled intensity.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/black-mirror-charlie-brooker-reddit-fans-easter-egg-crocodile/

'Black Mirror' Director on Spinoff Potential of "USS Callister"

'Black Mirror' season four director Toby Haynes on the 'Star Trek' and hidden 'Star Wars' homages in the space opera "USS Callister."   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/BiDjcUbvlAg/black-mirror-uss-callister-spinoff-ideas-director-star-trek-hidden-star-wars-nods-1070875

Black Mirror': All 9 of the Black Museums Callbacks to Previous Episodes (Photos)

(Spoiler alert: You may not want to read until youve watched the Black Mirror season 4 episode Black Museum and perhaps other episodes from this and past seasons.) The Black Musem was a fun place to visit at the end of season 4 of Black Mirror, perhaps because it was basically a house of references to previous episodes from the season. While the exhibits in the museum are probably just meta-jokes rather than evidence of a shared universe, its still fun to look at whats inside. This puppy we know well as one of the mechanical bees from the season 3 episode Hated in the Nation. These things murdered a whole lot of people in that episode.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/black-mirror-black-museum-callbacks-previous-episodes-photos/

'Black Mirror': Cristin Milioti on Battling a "Misogynistic Bully" in Empowering Space Epic

Cristin Milioti finds herself trapped in a world run by a tyrant in 'Black Mirror's' season 4 space epic "USS Callister."   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/aNrcrZ7C2sM/black-mirror-season-4-cristin-milioti-space-epic-uss-callister-1070670

Black Mirror': 14 Times Season 4 Referenced Other Black Mirror Episodes

(Some spoilers ahead for Black Mirror season 4 on Netflix.) While Black Mirror is an anthology series and thus each episode is not directly related to any other episode, season 4 is full of Easter eggs in which the episodes directly reference each other. This probably shouldnt be taken as evidence of a shared universe the various episodes really dont match up but rather just a fun meta-treat for eagle-eyed fans. So lets take a look. The Black Museum was basically a house of references, featuring at least six callbacks to previous Black Mirror episodes. Here we have the bathtub somebody got murdered in from the season 4 episode Crocodile.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/black-mirror-14-times-season-4-referenced-black-mirror-episodes/

How 'Black Mirror' Took on Online Dating With "Hang the DJ"

'Black Mirror' star Georgina Campbell talks to THR about online dating and digs into the surprise ending of her season 4 love story.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/qYEi9H-jmZc/black-mirror-season-4-online-dating-episode-hang-dj-explained-1070826

Black Mirror Star Cristin Milioti on Fighting the Man and the Red Fg Line in USS Callister

(Spoiler alert: Do not read on unless youve watched Black Mirror Season 4 episode USS Callister.) At practically the last minute, Black Mirror season 4 gave viewers what is easily a contender for the best and timeliest line of dialogue in 2017: Stealing my py is a red fing line! That gem was delivered by Cristin Milioti, star of season 4sUSS Callister, a brutal deconstruction of toxic masculinity, workplace sexual harassment and cyber-bullying wrapped inside a sincere homage to Star Trek . Like, this woman refusing to go down. I just, I loved it. I thought it was so wildly creative,Milioti tells TheWrap.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/black-mirror-cristin-milioti-uss-callister-season-4/

Black Mirror': You May Have Missed These Two Big Celebrity Cameos in USS Callister

(Spoilers ahead for the Black Mirror season 4 episode USS Callister on Netflix) Chances are if youve dived into season 4 of Black Mirror on Netflix youve already seen the episode USS Callister, given that its first in the given order on the streaming service. Its a good one to kick off the season with, because its a nice mix of the standard Black Mirror cynicism with a dose of cathartic triumph over the toxicity of nerddom an example of the tech nightmares the show loves to present being an obstacle rather than just a permanent quagmire of sadness. Within that story theres a couple Easter eggs in the form of actors making surprise appearances in the episode: Kirsten Dunst and Aaron Paul, both of whom have a real life connection to USS Callister lead actor Jesse Plemons.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/black-mirror-may-missed-two-big-celebrity-cameos-uss-callister/

Black Mirror': No, Hang the DJ Is Not the San Junipero of Season 4, EP Says

(Major spoiler alert: Do not read on if you havent watched Black Mirror Season 3s San Junipero and Season 4s Hang the DJ.) If you ask anyone what their favorite episode of Black Mirror is, you have about a 90 percent chance that the answer will be San Junipero. OK, that statistic isnt real, but it might as well be with how much critical-acclaim and fan-love the Season 3 installment received. And Season 4s Hang the DJ might be the next episode to tug at your heartstrings, thanks to another happy ending.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/black-mirror-hang-the-dj-san-junipero-season-4-annabel-jones/