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15 TV Shows That Reinvented Science Fiction In The Past Decade

The conventional wisdom says that the past 10 years have been a bad time for science fiction on television. Fantasy has been on the upswing. Space opera all but disappeared. Science fiction shows get canceled all the time. But a ton of great science fiction has been created since 2005. Here are 15 shows that changed… » 6/29/15 1:37pm 6/29/15 1:37pm

The Real Reason Why US Adaptations Of British TV Shows Rarely Succeed

When it comes to TV, us Brits get very defensive when America tries to adapt one of our shows - just look at the reaction to the announcement that Black Mirror is getting a US remake. There's a good reason for the concern though: Most of the time these adaptations don't really work... and that's actually a good thing. » 1/30/15 4:12pm 1/30/15 4:12pm

Black Mirror's Christmas Special Imagines Blocking People In Real Life 

Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker's brilliant techno-dystopian anthology series, has both three-episode seasons available to stream on Netflix. If you haven't watched it yet, it's a worthwhile but disturbing holiday binge. And now there's a new addition to the unsettling show: A 90-minute holiday special called "White… » 12/26/14 8:00pm 12/26/14 8:00pm

Jon Hamm shows how it would feel to block people in real life

If you're not already acquainted with the amazing sci-fi series Black Mirror—first, what the hell is wrong with you. And second, go watch it right now. And then watch the below trailer for the upcoming, feature-length Christmas special starring none other than Jon Hamm. It looks bizarre, creepy, and absolutely perfect. » 12/05/14 9:35pm 12/05/14 9:35pm