Black Mirror - Season 3, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes




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Episode Info

Insecure office worker Lacie (Bryce Dallas Howard) lives in a happy, smiley, status-obsessed nightmare world. Her old friend Naomi (Alice Eve) is one of society's elites -- and Lacie may have found a way to join her ...


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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.

August 17, 2018 | Full Review…

This [is a] twisted, social media-infused episode of Black Mirror.

August 17, 2018 | Full Review…
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This antiseptic, pastel-coloured Stepford-cum-Brave New World -- is superbly and thought-provokingly drawn, a ring of hell barely distinguishable from good old 2016.

August 16, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

If you think too hard beyond the basic mechanics of the world,... it makes less and less sense, even if it is glancingly clever and even funny... But when it gets into the emotions this aggressively agreeable world suppresses, it can be fantastic.

August 17, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Bryce Dallas Howard is perfect as the pink-clad, sing-song Lacie, who only shows flashes of her real self occasionally.

September 19, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Like all the best Black Mirrors, this is just a few short steps from current reality. It's not one of the best, though. It sets up the premise crisply, then spends far too much time labouring the point.

April 25, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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