Charlie Brooker Regrets Including One Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Ending
This article will contain spoilers for the ending(s) of the 2018 film “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.”In 2018, director David Slade and screenwriter Charlie Brooker (co-showrunner of “Black Mirror”) teamed up with Netflix to try out something that hadn’t been attempted too many times in the past.
Using a kind of basic “branching video” technology, their “Black Mirror” feature film “Bandersnatch” could be watched as a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-style interactive experience, letting a viewer decide how the story would progress.
About ten minutes of the film would elapse before the main character Stefan (Fionn Whitehead) was faced with a decision, major or minor.
On the bottom of the screen, two buttons would appear, and the viewer could dictate Stefan’s choice using their remote control.
Fittingly, the plot of the movie involved 1984-era computer programmers attempting to build their very own Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-style video game, based on his late mother’s fictional novel “Bandersnatch.” Patient viewers who watched through “Bandersnatch” several times,
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