A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.

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Chris Martin Hill ...
 Police officer 840 (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Selma Telse / ... (2 episodes, 2011-2016)
Beatrice Robertson-Jones ...
 Older May Double / ... (2 episodes, 2014-2016)
Paul Blackwell ...
 Police officer (2 episodes, 2014-2016)
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A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.

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>> The future is bright./ (season 3)

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The song 'Anyone Who Knows What Love Is' by Irma Thomas is sung by one character in each season so far. From seasons 1-3, episodes: Fifteen Million Merits, White Christmas, and Men Against Fire. See more »

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Kenny: [sobbing] They filmed me.
Hector: Filmed you...
Kenny: Through my computer camera.
Hector: What, like, filmed you?
Kenny: Yeah, like, you know, doing it.
Hector: Like sex?
Kenny: No. Like, you... you know.
Hector: Jerking off. Jerking off to porn or something? Well, everyone does that. The fucking pope probably does that.
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Fascinating mix of bleak sci-fi, drama, satire and black comedy
28 April 2015 | by (wherever good films play) – See all my reviews

Amazing British anthology series with a very intriguing concept. The premise: taking contemporary phenomena (ranging from the wild popularity of talent shows on TV to the impact of social media and smartphones on our lives) as a starting point and speculate how such phenomena could/would evolve in the future. Each episode tells a different story with different protagonists and focuses on a different theme. Of course, the series doesn't explore the beneficial aspects or any positive trends - (where would the fun be in that?) - but clearly approaches its topics from a pessimistic, cynical point of view (hence the title). As the show's creator Charlie Brooker ('Dead Set') puts it: "...They (the different stories) are all about the way we live now – and the way we might be living in 10 minutes' time if we're clumsy."

The resulting mix of bleak sci-fi, drama, satire and black comedy makes for highly intelligent Television and ranks among the most original and entertaining shows I've ever come across. The writing and directing are excellent and the cast includes such talented thesps as Domhnall Gleeson, Rory Kinnear, Toby Kebbell, Hayley Atwell, Jon Hamm, Jason Flemyng and Rupert Everett - to name but a few. Unique, fascinating and highly recommended. 9 stars out of 10.

Favorite Films: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls054200841/

Lesser-known Masterpieces: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls070242495/

Favorite Low-Budget and B-Movies: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls054808375/

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