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‘Black Mirror’ Short Film: Twisted Netflix Ad is a Scary Vision of the Future – Watch

The question is not if you want this, but are you ready for it?

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Netflix’s buzzed-about “Black Mirror” anthology series tells sharp and suspenseful tales that explore themes of contemporary techno-paranoia. There’s no doubt that technology has transformed all aspects of our lives, and at times even controlling it.

A new ad for the series was released by Netflix which introduces us to “Netflix Vista,” an innovative and terrifying way to watch shows and movies directly from your eyeballs. Oh, what an eerie future awaits us!

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The video features various people doing regular activities like eating dinner, standing by the ocean, working out, among other things. The scary part is that they’re all zoned out, with a trance-like look on their faces, while they watch Netflix without needing a TV, computer or any other device.

Adding to the techno-paranoia, the video asks, “What do you love most in life? What if the things you love could always be with you.” The ad then takes an interesting turn at the end when it states, “Your life is a story. Get out and watch it.”

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Check out the video below.

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