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Behind her pink and perky façade, Lacie becomes obsessed with social media status in "Nosedive," an episode that demonstrates the dangers of society's need for approval but does so with a perfect dose of humor.
A perfect sendup of our obsession with social media approval.
The lush, calming visuals of Nosedive clash nicely with the mounting anxiety, and Howard's performance is terrific -- she conveys Lacie's inner frustration while grinning cheerfully through it.
Although the conclusion didn't feel as impactful as I wanted,... the episode as a whole still feels strong, largely thanks to Howard's sharp performance and the biting, funny script.
Nosedive is a great hour of television for all the usual reasons: methodical direction, highly original writing, a maniacally committed lead performance.
This outing is a unique treat -- and one that's a joy to unpack on a visual level.
"Nosedive" shows that you don't need dramatic twists to have a great episode of Black Mirror.
Quite possibly the most stylized episode of the entire series thus far, "Nosedive" benefits from its stellar production values and director Joe Wright's eye painting on a larger canvas.
It's a fun one to watch, with a central idea that certainly pays off in "Nosedive's" final satisfying moments, but there's still something about the episode's predictability that feels woefully surface-level...
It never fulfills the pungent urgency of its predecessors, neither does it ever probe the dark, sardonic qualities rooted in our modernistic underbellies.
The problem with this story is that it's merely an accelerated version of the world we live in now. And so quantitative change does not really mean qualitative change.
Director Joe Wright brings a certain cinematic flair to this episode where Bryce Dallas Howard feels quite at home in. [Full Review in Spanish]
Our introduction into this system is done with minimal handholding and it's the perfect episode to kick off the season.