'Black Mirror' Season 4 isn't f*cking around

'Black Mirror' Season 4 isn't f*cking around

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Warning: The following post contains spoilers for Black Mirror Season 4, episode 1, “U.S.S. Callister.”

After three seasons of exploring the perverse perils and promise of technology, we know what we’re signing up for with Black Mirror. In its fourth season – second on Netflix – Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones’ twisted reflection of our society works like a well-oiled machine; they’re adept at quick world building, judicious with plot twists, and clearly full of endless ideas on how technology may unravel us yet.

The Season 4 premiere, “U.S.S. Callister,” opens with a pitch-perfect Star Trek parody that gives an irresistible glimpse into the showrunners’ comedy background. Jesse Plemons plays Captain Richard Daley with a sly but not campy dash of William Shatner’s James Kirk. Daley is adored by his crew and feared by his enemies; he always chooses the right course of action and saves the day, winning everyone’s admiration and a few kisses from the females aboard the Callister (fun space fact: one of those is actress Michaela Coel, who also plays a small part in the Resistance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi Read more…

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