(Gore, SPOILERS) ScreenPrism deconstructs the story and the various endings of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. It’s a story about itself, it’s a story about being a helpless consumer, and it’s a story about accepting that we can’t change the past.
The creators of Black Mirror were partly inspired by The Twilight Zone. In fact, as Lessons from the Screenplay points out, USS Callister is an updated version of a particular The Twilight Zone episode. He also points out the masterful efficiency of USS Callister‘s script.
(PG-13, SPOILERS) Wisecrack uses The Society of the Spectacle to summarize Black Mirror: social media and ads encourage us to subscribe to a commercialized and self-fulfilling form of validation, instead of acknowledging our individuality and imperfections.