When you think of movies or shows, you would usually just sit back, relax and let the media do its thing. Unlike games, the outcome of the movie and show is predetermined and you as the viewer get no say in it. However, with the introduction of interactive movies or shows, the viewer gets a chance to alter the ending or what happens in the movies. Interactive movies is a bridge between games and movies and it is interesting as everyone’s experience with the movie differs slightly.
If you’ve been a fan of shows and movies, then you would have definitely heard of Black Mirror, a television series that focusses on cautionary tales of a dystopian future (and past) created by irresponsible technological advancements. By tackling on controversial and current topics, Black Mirror draws inspiration from Twilight Zone.
With Bandersnatch, viewers are prompted to choose what happens in the episode, and there are five “main” endings that you can reach, and there might even be more. According to Netflix: “There are choices to be made, challenges to overcome, dangers to encounter and, as always in life (and Black Mirror), consequences to be had. Choosing wisely could lead to triumph while taking the wrong path could end in disaster – but who’s to say what’s “right” and “wrong” anyway? And fret not because once one experience comes to a close, you can – and should – go back and make a new choice, alter the path of your story and maybe even change its outcome.” Most of the viewers are still trying to figure out what’s the “best” ending, but if you wish not be spoiled, you should experience this episode yourself
If you’re undecided about signing up for Netflix, you can watch all the shows and movies without paying a cent with Netflix’s free month tryout. If Black Mirror is not your type of show, then there are others such as Ozark, Stranger Things, Orange is the New Black, Daredevil, GLOW, Maniac, and a boat load of other shows and movies for you to check out. Kick-start 2019 with a bang.