Black Mirror - Season 3, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Nosedive

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Critic Consensus: 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.

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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Critic reviews for Nosedive

...a perfect sendup of our obsession with social media approval.

October 2, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

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…
Top Critic

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…

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.

December 3, 2018 | Full Review…

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...

October 3, 2018 | Full Review…

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