Technology makes everyday life easier - but at what price? That's one of the many questions posed by Black Mirror, the hit anthology series exploring the darker side of the digital explosion. If you want ideas of what to watch after Black Mirror, these TV shows and movies are great places to start. The best shows and movies like Black Mirror feature sci fi elements with a distinctly human touch. Here, you'll find everything from The Matrix to The Twilight Zone to Cloud Atlas.
What programs will you vote to the top of this list? Maybe you're a fan of Ex Machina. This 2015 film plays out like a supersized episode of Black Mirror as an advanced android struggles with her developing humanity. Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac star in this groundbreaking movie. Westworld is a fantastic TV series for Black Mirror fans to dive into for more technological drama. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind adds a touch of romance to science fiction with its exploration of mind-wiping technology. Other notable movies and shows featured here include The Outer Limits, Bicentennial Man, and The Returned.
Which shows and movies are the best for Black Mirror fans? Give your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
- Photo: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation LicenseWestworld (HBO, 2016) is an American science fiction western thriller television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and based on the 1973 film. In a technologically advanced Wild West-themed amusement park populated by android hosts known as Westworld, high-paying guests are encouraged to indulge in whatever they wish within the park, without fear of retaliation from the hosts. ...more
- Photo: Metaweb / CC-BYEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Michel Gondry. The film uses elements of science fiction, psychological thriller, and a nonlinear narrative to explore the nature of memory and romantic love. It opened in North America on March 19, 2004, and grossed over $70 million worldwide. Kaufman and Gondry wrote the story with Pierre Bismuth. The ensemble cast includes Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood, Tom Wilkinson, Jane Adams, and David Cross. The film opened to high acclaim from film ...more
- Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BYEx Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex Garland. A young programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I. (Alicia Vikander). ...more
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