Discuss Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

The idea of self-reference in art is not really new, but it can be quite interesting. In Hamlet, there is a "play within the play." In Romeo and Juliet_, Romeo dreams that "dreamers often lie," which is arguably a paradox, because if that statement is true, then a dream is a lie, but also the statement that dreamers lie must be false, because Romeo dreamed it, therefore dreams must be true. Don Quixote refers to someone writing a different version of Quixote. In this case "NETFLIX" the streaming service created a movie set in 1984, and that movie mentioned and described "NETFLIX." And Stephan knows that some being or force is controlling him. Maybe this movie is a little deeper than some reviewers have realized.

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You can get really far into this netflix meta its just so goood !

It was really fun and made me think about a number of things. I want to watch it again and make different choices. It was kind of like a Telltale video game. I hope there are more features on Netflix like these.

Some of the choices made no sense. How does having to pick what cereal to eat drive the plot forward?

@rvcanuck said:

Some of the choices made no sense. How does having to pick what cereal to eat drive the plot forward?

Do you believe in the Butterfly Effect?

Don't get me started on that movie....

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