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Black Mirror
  • Rating: 8,90
  • Year of issue: 2011

In this series’ setting, the modern world is overfilled with different high technologies. People cannot live without various gadgets like mobile phones or even coffee machines. Phones and the Internet are like drugs. “Black Mirror” shows the side effects of such addictions.

  • The Prime Minister is faced with a dilemma when a member of the Royal Family is kidnapped.
  • In a bleak,automated future Britain Bing is one of millions who pedal exercise bikes to create energy as a living. Their currency is merits,tokens with which to buy food from vending machines and which can be increased or decreased according to which shows one watches on giant television screens. A popular choice is ‘Botherguts’,which humiliates over-weight citizens. But Bing uses his merits as entrance money to get sweet-voiced fellow worker Abi onto the TV talent contest ‘Hot Shot’. Unfortunately,despite her talent,she is but one of a glut of singers and ends up on …
  • In the future,thanks to the Grain, a chip which can be implanted on a hard drive in the brain,every single action that a person makes is recorded and may be played back. Liam,a lawyer,married with a child,suspects that his wife Fi is having a fling with the brash Jonas,whom they meet at a dinner party. After playing clips from his own ‘Grain’ his suspicions are confirmed,and he gets drunk and attacks Jonas,forcing the guilty pair to show him what is in their memory banks. In fact the affair has been going on for months and Liam attacks Jonas,demanding that he erase …