Black Mirror - Season 3, Episode 3 - Rotten Tomatoes

Shut Up and Dance

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Episode Info

When withdrawn 19-year- old Kenny (Alex Lawther) stumbles headlong into an online trap, he is quickly forced into an uneasy alliance with shifty Hector (Jerome Flynn) - both of them at the mercy of persons unknown.

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Critic reviews for Shut Up and Dance

The episode felt like too much of an endurance test, with no clear message or moment of redemption to take away from it.

August 17, 2018 | Full Review…

Shut Up and Dance, which has almost zero actual dancing, taps into a fear that's probably crossed everybody's mind at some point now that we're in the internet age: cyber blackmail.

August 17, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

[It's a] soul-scorching, relentlessly riveting new episode .

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

It's a predictable trajectory, and if it weren't for a set of rock-solid performances, there wouldn't be much else to make this chapter stand out.

August 17, 2018 | Full Review…

As an already-murky story gets darker, and there's nobody left to root for, the closing sequence... is fantastic... It's just a shame that, by that point, it's so difficult to care.

August 15, 2018 | Full Review…

... the twists and turns of their journey to survive will keep you on the edge of your seat - seriously.

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

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