Black Mirror and the Call for Critical Diversity

I want to talk, yet again, about the need for diversity in film and television criticism. We need this badly, especially with the increase in PoC in genre films and TV shows. We don’t just need diversity but we need people who can put the images we’re seeing of PoC into some greater context beyond their mere presence. We need critics who can elucidate exactly WHY some piece media we’ve consumed is, or isn’t, racist, homophobic or anti-Semitic, for example.

This was brought back to my attention after I scoured the internet for reviews of Black…

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