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Salma Hayek rules Netflix, but Black Mirror has lost its urgency

black mirror Season 6, starring Salma Hayek, is as expected a #1 hit on Netflix. But for the first time there are also serious criticisms of the series, which simply may have been overtaken by reality.

black mirror is a dystopian series about the influence of technology and artificial intelligence on society. The first season appeared in 2011 on British channel 4. Season 1 was received at the time with a 98% score among film critics and a 93% score among the audience. But artificial intelligence was still a far off spectacle. We are now in the middle of a dystopia, somewhat hyperbolic.

Salma Hayek in Black Mirror 6 on Netflix

It doesn’t change the fact that it appeared recently. black mirror 6 seen massively again. This time there is also a somewhat more famous cast. For example, Salma Hayek plays in episode 1. This episode is called Juana is horrible and is about a woman who discovers that a streaming service has edited her daily life and secrets into a drama, starring Salma Hayek.

In addition to Salma Hayek, Aaron Paul (Jesse Pinkman in breaking bad) to perform a role black mirror, the series created by Netflix since 2015. Star in an episode set in an alternate 1969, in which two astronauts embark on a dangerous high-tech mission into space and deal with the consequences of an incomprehensible tragedy on Earth. This episode feels decent. 2001: A Space Odyssey.

‘The current reality is more horrible’

But Salma Hayek, Aaron Paul and the subjects of season 6 of black mirror somehow it just makes less of an impression than the first few seasons of this series. The review score, especially from the audience, has been declining by season. The audience only has a score of 51% for the last part.

But also film critics, who before were full of praise for this series, are increasingly critical and, above all, tired. And in doing so, Sam hits Adams from the renowned Board really hit the spot. “The problem with the dark future of these episodes is that we’re already in it,” she writes.

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Aaron Paul in Black Mirror 6 (Picture: Netflix)

Fletcher Peters Van the daily beastalso rightly: “While this season tries to maintain that original vibe of black mirror none of the five episodes compare to the horrors we’ve seen in real life in 2020 and beyond. Season 6 also doesn’t live up to the high standard that the series has set for itself.” However, there is with a score of 78% in rotten tomatoes Still more positive reviews than negative, but it’s clear that this Netflix series is losing its urgency.

Judge for yourself: black mirror 6 is streaming now on Netflix. And read which episodes of the series have been overtaken by reality long before.

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Salma Hayek rules Netflix, but Black Mirror has lost its urgency

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