Black Mirror’s first standalone movie, Bandersnatch, is now streaming on Netflix!
Consider your Friday night plans made! Netflix released Black Mirror: Bandersnatch just a day after the trailer premiered. Are you going to watch the movie this weekend? Must love Netflix! They like to keep subscribers on their toes by throwing rather unexpected surprises at us.
After months of not having heard of black mirror, the official Twitter account of the show launches a tweet with one word: “Relax”. Fans immediately jumped out of their seats, knowing something big was about to happen. Indeed, the trailer for Black Mirror: Bandersnatch came out and now the movie is streaming.
Did you miss the trailer? We don’t blame you. It all happened so fast and we’re in that weird time between Christmas and New Years. Check it out below:
The film is set in 1984 and follows Stefan Butler (played by Fionn Whitehead), a young programmer who begins work on adapting a fantasy novel into a video game.
From Netflix, here is the synopsis: “In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a sprawling fantasy novel into a video game and soon faces a mind-bending challenge.
The idea of creating an interactive film was first presented in 2017. The stories featured in black mirror have always introduced new ideas and cutting-edge technology, so it only makes sense that they try an interactive and engaging experience with their audience.
Did it work? Fans and critics gave the film mixed reviews, but most were in favor. You’ll have to watch it for yourself! Once you do, be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments!
Since the story depends on the choice YOU make, it won’t be like any other watch on Netflix. Your hands need to be ready (so no greasy or cheesy snacks) and certainly no multi-tasking. Please note that it is available to play on select devices.
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is now streaming on Netflix. Don’t expect this movie to appear with the list black mirror episodes. It’s a standalone movie, so search for it if you don’t see it appear on the home screen.