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Black Mirror: Season 1 (2011)




Critic Consensus: Black Mirror begins with a disquieting shudder in a canny first season that will instantly hook viewers into a brave new world of alienation.


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A suspenseful three-part series that taps into the collective unease about our modern world.


Rory Kinnear
as PM Michael Callow
Lydia Wilson
as Princess Susannah
Anna Wilson-Jones
as Jane Callow
Rupert Everett
as Judge Hope
Donald Sumpter
as Julian Hereford
Julia Davis
as Judge Charity
Lindsay Duncan
as Alex Cairns
Ashley Thomas
as Judge Wraith
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Critic Reviews for Black Mirror: Season 1

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (6)

For all its metaphysical speculating, Black Mirror excels in suggesting that technology does not make us unrecognizable monsters; it simply amplifies the monstrous impulses already in us.

August 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Black Mirror is provocative, irreverent, daring ... and very British. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Stimulating, but more in its promise than in the achievement, the series gives to discuss, blessed glory in days of unanimity. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Gripping and hilarious satire of our media-obsessed age.

July 19, 2018 | Full Review…

This is not fun watching-it's mostly horrifying-but even if our brave new world is inescapable, the show represents a kind of protest that feels more necessary than ever.

May 22, 2018 | Full Review…

However you view it, this three-part series is thought-provoking and very well written, with its final episode, The Entire History Of You, a heart-breaking triumph.

November 1, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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Each segment on this first season is the perfect blend of satire, grimness and mirror to our society. All very different but all very close to how we live and interact recently.

Francisco G.

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