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“USS Callister” Shows How Toxic Masculinity Keeps Men From Very Things They Say They Want

Just like in life.

**SPOILERS for the "USS Callister" episode of Black Mirror.**

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“Science Fiction” Is Not an Excuse for Black Mirror Dangerously Conflating the Abortion Pill and Emergency Contraception

Many are unhappy with a plot point in the episode "Arkangel" that viewers are saying portrays birth control in an irresponsible way.

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Things We Saw Today: Should Black Mirror’s “USS Callister” Get Its Own Spin-Off TV Show?

The most buzzed-about episode of Black Mirror season 4, which many of us binged over the holidays, is the Star Trek send-up "USS Callister." Its director thinks the episode has the potential to be more.

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“Black Museum” Episode of Black Mirror Shows Why We Need More POC Reviewing Shows

Black Mirror does not always create storylines where race is at the forefront, but that doesn't mean it goes away or is invaluable to the larger conversation about an episode.

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Michaela Coel Stars in an Ep of Black Mirror That Every Woman Who’s Dealt With Male Entitlement Will Relate To

Happy Black Mirror Day, everyone! New episodes of Charlie Brooker's amazeballs anthology series dropped on Netflix today, and there are a lot of awesome stories to look forward to, each one with a female protagonist! Chewing Gum's Michaela Coel stars in an episode called "USS Callister," which is both a Star Trek parody, and a frightening glimpse at the harm that male entitlement can inflict on, well, everyone.

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Things We Saw Today: Happy 85th Birthday to Star Trek Icon Nichelle Nichols!

What's your favorite Uhura/Nichelle Nichols moment?

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Women are Leading Every Episode of Black Mirror Season 4 (In Front of Camera, at Least)

Season four of Black Mirror hits Netflix tomorrow, and according to executive producer Annabel Jones, every one of the six episodes will center on a female protagonist. The show has a solid history of producing great woman-centric content (the incredible episode "San Junipero" springs immediately to mind, but it's not an outlier in the first three seasons), so this is a nice step to expand on that already great precedent.

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“It’s Hard to Imagine a Bright Future”: Black Mirror Season 4 Gets a Trailer

Netflix's new Black Mirror trailer is the bleakest use Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World" ever.

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Netflix’s 13 Days of Black Mirror Give Us Plenty of New Trailers, But Still No Release Date

Netflix continues the parade of trailers for its 13 Days of Black Mirror promotion. So does this end with a release date, with the episodes airing, or what?

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Things We Saw Today: Channing Tatum Is a Tale-Telling Yeti in the Smallfoot Trailer

Channing Tatum voices an animated Yeti named Migo in the new trailer for Smallfoot, and if that doesn't make you smile, I don't know what will.

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In the New Black Mirror Trailer, Everything’s Gonna Be Totally Fine With This Experimental Implant for Children

Netflix just dropped a new trailer for "Arkangel," one of the six upcoming episodes from Season Four of Black Mirror.

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We Went to the NYCC Black Mirror Panel and Lived to Tell About It

We managed to escape from NYCC's Black Mirror panel without brain implants, and come bearing word of the fourth season.

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Things We Saw Today: Margot Robbie Calls the Harley Quinn and Joker Movie “A Love Story”

No, Margot. No.

Actress Margot Robbie describes the relationship between Harley Quinn and the Joker as "romantic in a messed up way." How about just plain messed up?

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EMMYS 2017 Were All About Female-Fronted Stories and Women Making History!

The 2017 Emmy Awards were all about female-fronted stories, people of color getting their due recognition, and women making history!

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EMMYS 2017: Heaven Is a Place on Earth As “San Junipero” Takes Home the Best Everything

We were thinking it might be a long-shot, but once Charlie Brooker took home the Outstanding Writing for a TV Movie or Limited Series Emmy tonight, it started to seem a little more possible. And then it happened! "San Junipero" won the Emmy for Outstanding TV Movie!

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Anonymous Emmy Voter & Self-Described “Old White Guy” Shares Opinions We Could Have Done Without

These are just his opinions. He's entitled to them. But his opinions also influence the outcome of these awards, which in turn has a strong impact on the future of those shows, the salaries and future opportunities of the casts and creative teams, and television trends in general.

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Let’s All Help The Black Mirror Team Design Their Real-Life “San Junipero” Sequel Experience

In a recent interview, Black Mirror's Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones suggested that any potential sequel to "San Junipero" might not take the form of a TV episode, but would instead be a real-world "experience." Leeeeet's speculate!

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Our First Look at the 6 New Episodes of Black Mirror, Including a Star Trek Homage

In a teaser from the streaming service, we get the names and a short glimpse at each installment into the uncanny world of extreme, innovative, and frightening technology. 

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Which Black Mirror Episodes Should Have a Sequel?

Charlie Brooker recently told Variety that it's possible the show will revisit older episodes with sequels. But which ones?

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Things We Saw Today: Tom Holland Has a Mean Chimpanzee Impression

Sweetheart Tom Holland was on the Graham Norton Show the other night, and he apparently does an excellent impression of a chimpanzee.

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