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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Sci-Fi Mystery Drama CYOA


 

In 1984, a young programmer attempts to create a revolutionary Choose Your Own Adventure video game.

Only an online streaming platform could allow such an experience, and "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch" should be commended for attempting such a daring concept. This adventure is impressive in numerous ways, especially in its execution of the fantastic premise, which cleverly becomes part of the story and heightens the mind-bending experience. It's easy to get lost in the myriad of plotlines, with the onset of questions feeling more like a video game than a film. Fortunately, the abundance of mystery, humour and self-reflection propel this presentation beyond being just a gimmick. Choose wisely...

Anthony Macali

Online Release 28th December 2018
Netflix 90 mins