Making video games turns out to be a risky profession in the 1980s-set Bandersnatch, the first standalone feature film based on Charlie Brooker's dystopian science-fiction Netflix series Black Mirror.
The trailer refers to Bandersnatch as "a Black Mirror event", so it's still unclear if it will be a feature-length film or just an episode, as the initial Bloomberg report suggested. The sci-fi anthology series made viewers reexamine their relationships to love, social media, technology, war, and other important factors of a working society.
Black Mirror is a modern and darker version of the original Twilight Zone TV series.
It sounds like Brooker is thinking along those lines, because Netflix is dropping a proper Black Mirror movie tomorrow. Let us know your thoughts down below!
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The rumor is viewers will have up to five hours of Bandersnatch content to watch once the movie goes live.
The special could be the highly anticipated choose-your-own-adventure experience hinted at earlier this year.
"A young programmer makes a fantasy novel into a game". We'll have to wait until this weekend to see how the movie will turn out to be. In that work, Carroll describes the Bandersnatch as a very fast and agile hunter. "You heard it here first", says his new boss (Asim Chaudhry) before introducing him to the project.
The last time Black Mirror visited the 1980s was "San Junipero", and that turned out pretty well.