Charlie Brooker's BLACK MIRROR

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  1. TurnerPrize

    TurnerPrize time to dance

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    Sweet christ this sounds AMAZING. It's three separate hour long pieces, all written by Sir Charlie (additional material: Konnie Huq) where he holds up a 'black mirror' to our miserable rotten society :santa:

    It starts tomorrow night at 9 on Channel 4, which puts it up against Xtra Factor and an audience with Beyonce, so i guess it has little moopy chance, BUT according to today's paper episode one features (QUITE A BIG SPOILER)a popular royal princess being kidnapped, with the kidnappers saying they'll only release her if the Prime Minister goes on live tv and has sex with a pig. !!!!!!!!.
     
  2. Pingu

    Pingu Never thought I'd work again

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    I'll DEFINITELY be watching this (perhaps on +1 though). I wasn't wildly keen on Dead Set, but this first episode looks great!
     
  3. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    Dead Set was AMAZING

    I hope he's crowbarred a role for inexplicable BFF Aisleyne Hogan-Wallace into it.

    Actually are they even still hanging out? I do hope so...
     
  4. Jark

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    That spoiler sounds a bit shock value vile to me :-/ I had been excited for this before I read that though
     
  5. Mugatu

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    Oh, I recognise that spoiler! It was tossed about as an idea in a Screen Burn column about five years ago :D
     
  6. Ag

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    I will definitely be watching this over Beyonce. It's the REAL TV for me.
     
  7. TurnerPrize

    TurnerPrize time to dance

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    ~oohie~
     
  8. Shirley

    Shirley I BITE BECAUSE I LIKE IT

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    I'm NOT SURE but I'm GOING TO WATCH IT

    I mean it's not like I'm going to be watching the X-factor or Béyôncé is it, y'know what I'm SAYIN
     
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  9. Ag

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    WTF???!!!
     
  10. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    BRILLIANT
     
  11. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    I'M LOVING THIS
     
  12. Ag

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    The blackmail element is so Charlie Brooker.
     
  13. Ag

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    SO bizarre!
     
  14. Ag

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    FUCKING HELL!
     
  15. dUb

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    Must say I'm not impressed.
     
  16. Nancy

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    This programme has given me a new appreciation of the slow roasted pork shoulder that I had for dinner.
     
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  17. dUb

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    Ooh Julia Davis next week

    "After the X Factor final" :D
     
  18. Ag

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    :D
     
  19. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    I liked it. Black as night, but very good. I knew the plot and I still watched the whole thing like this : :o
     
  20. No Good Advice

    No Good Advice FORMERLY DANCE IN THE DARK/RED ONE

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    Oh JULIA :disco:

    Should give her some good FACE TIME before Series 3 of Nighty Night.
     
  21. dUb

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    I was more like :bad:

    A good idea done pretty badly, I thought.
     
  22. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    They're making a third series of Nighty Night? :o
     
  23. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    Howso? I liked that it was played totally straight. The pace was quite rushed, but I think if they'd done it as a series it would have fallen apart from the sheer ridiculousness of the central premise.
     
  24. Madison

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    What's the next episode about?
     
  25. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    X Factor
     
  26. PercyPig

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    Yes same here. Me and my brother were turning away when it got to the pig despite knowing they'd never show it.

    I thought it was brilliant though, and I loved the HACK getting her ankle shot to pieces and was actively shouting for them to hurry up and catch her.

    What is next weeks about?
     
  27. dUb

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    I just thought everything was OFF. The news programme looked shit, the reactions in the pub missed the mark (people were either laughing or wincing; nobody was agog that it was happening) and there was very little that was 'believable' (in as far as it could/should have been) about it for me.
     
  28. dUb

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    It was also very fucking pleased with itself and its amazing concept.
     
  29. No Good Advice

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    There was a tiny piece in the SUN TV GUIDE a few months ago where Angus Deayton mentioned Julia started writing this year and has a great idea where to 'take Jill'

    CANNOT WAIT.
     
  30. dUb

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    OMG NO WAY!

    :disco:
     
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  31. PercyPig

    PercyPig The Last of Us

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    When the girl from around here got the dog to fuck her everyone pissed themselves laughing.
     
  32. No Good Advice

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    Apparently KONNIE HUQ co-wrote the next episode :D :D :D
     
  33. dUb

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    I was just coming to post that :D :D :D
     
  34. big ron

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    Wrong.

    I'd have loved to be in the room when he came in and slapped the script down.
     
  35. Ag

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    It's Connie Booth and John Cleese ALL OVER AGAIN.
     
  36. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    I did think Julia sounded very Dannii in the clip. I wonder if it's going to be a MASSIVE HATCHET JOB :D

    As for Nighty Night Series 3, I'm excited but Series 2 really was virtually laugh-free so I hope it's an improvement.
     
  37. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    What a CROCK OF SHITE

    It was a definite step down, but that's ABSOLUTE NONSENSE
     
  38. No Good Advice

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    Series 2 had it's moments but it was PAINFULLY OTT in parts. It's all about the SUBTLETIES with Jill.

    WE NEED A NN THREAD/FORUM :disco:
     
  39. supermassive

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    Charlie Brooker ALL OVER.

    Can't wait for next. Much prefer Nathan Barley over Dead Set.
     
  40. Iguana

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    Yes please! :disco: Otherwise it'll just get nasty
     

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