The Netflix original series “Black Mirror” has been playing with our minds for four seasons on the small screen, with creepy and thought-provoking episodes like “White Bear,” “The Entire History Of You” and “Nosedive.” But now we’re getting a big-screen offering, with the first-ever “Black Mirror” movie, “Bandersnatch.”
Netflix released the film’s trailer Thursday, and though it doesn’t reveal much, we’re hoping for a surprise when it starts streaming Friday.
“In 1984,” the YouTube trailer description reads, “a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a sprawling fantasy novel into a video game and soon faces a mind-mangling challenge.”
Some might wonder why Netflix would do a “Black Mirror” film if it’s basically just going to be a long episode, but there are rumors it will be something special, like a choose-your-own-adventure story.
That’s obviously too long for a single movie, but if the time is divided into potential narratives for the viewer to select, the lengthy runtime would make perfect sense.
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