“The Netflix anthology series Black Mirror hasn’t presented any new episodes since 2019. But now it’s back, with a new season of five fresh episodes from writer-producer Charlie Brooker and company.
“They all premiered Thursday on Netflix – and I’ve seen them all. Which was a treat, because there haven’t been any new Black Mirror episodes since before the pandemic – and even then, season five presented only three new episodes.
“But I don’t mean to complain about either the infrequency or the relatively small portions dished out by this Netflix show – because Black Mirror continues to be among the best anthology TV series ever made. Futuristic technology figures into many of the storylines, so it’s part science fiction.
“But it’s also wide-ranging enough to tap into other genres and styles. It’s part Outer Limits, part Alfred Hitchcock Presents, part Twilight Zone – the classic one from Rod Serling, not the disappointing recent remake – and completely, delightfully entertaining.”
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