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‘Black Mirror’: A ‘Twilight Zone’ for the Modern Age

Do you love the creepy parables of The Twilight Zone, but find the Soviet-era paranoia of “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street” a little less than relevant? Than you seriously need to be watching Black Mirror, a British show from Channel 4 which has been running both of its two seasons on Directv, yet for reason’s that defy explanation, has garnered exactly zero mentions on anyone’s “Best Of” list this summer. (Note: It looks like the show’s been available on Directv, and only Directv, since November, making it even weirder that only a few devoted fans have written about it.)

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