Black Mirror’s ‘Striking Vipers’ Is an Important Exploration of Black Masculinity and Sexuality

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“Striking Vipers,” the first episode of Black Mirror’s fifth season, keeps with the series’ tradition of hitting the pause button on its nightmarish depictions of near-future realities in favor of exploring intimate, human stories about the positive emotional connections our technological innovations make possible.…

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Black Mirror’s ‘Striking Vipers’ Summarized: And I … Oop!

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You ever watch a trailer thinking it’ll go one way and then it goes a whole ‘nother way? There’s an entertaining beauty in that, and frankly, it’s my movie trailer style of choice—you know, instead of giving away the entire plot. Either way, trailers are meant to tease. The fun misdirection is an added bonus.

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Report: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Series Has a Director and Some Familiar Co-Stars

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Now that all the Avengers: Endgame hype is starting to settle down, we’re finally getting more details on upcoming projects involving Marvel’s characters, like The Falcon and the Winter Soldier series that’s coming to streaming service Disney+. We knew Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan would be reprising their movie…

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Luke Cage’s Simone Missick Has Joined Altered Carbon Season 2

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Simone Missick, the actress behind Misty Knight in Netflix’s now-canceled Marvel television universe, has traded in her bionic arm for a cortical stack. Netflix has announced that she’s joining Altered Carbon for its second season, along with a few other new faces. Plus, we’ve got the return of two important…

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Earth Is Dying and It’s Time for Humans to GTFO in the First Trailer for Netflix’s IO

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The planet has become dangerously toxic, and a woman (Margaret Qualley) who’s determined to go down with the ship meets a fellow survivor (Anthony Mackie), who tells her the very last shuttle ferrying people to a space colony is about to depart. Will she go—and more importantly, will they make it?

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/earth-is-dying-and-its-time-for-humans-to-gtfo-in-the-f-1831612612