‘See You Yesterday’ Trailer: Spike Lee-Produced Netflix Movie Puts a Time Travel Twist on Current-Day Tragedy

/Film | 4/22/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Teen time travel movies never felt so relevant. See You Yesterday, which is directed by Spike Lee protégé Stefon Bristol, gives a time travel twist to a Black Lives Matter story, following two teenagers who build a time machine to go back in time and save one of their brothers from being tragically gunned down by a cop. Watch the See You Yesterday trailer below.

We’ve seen plenty of wacky time travel movies where teens mess around with time only to suffer serious consequences, but rarely is it that a serious event is the beginning of such a sci-fi adventure. High school best friends and science prodigies C.J. and Sebastian are excited to try out their latest invention, backpacks that enable time travel, when C.J.’s older brother Calvin dies after being shot by police officers. Grief-stricken by the loss, C.J. convinces Sebastian to go back in time with her and save her brother — again, and again, and again.

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This modern, timely twist on the tragic premise of H.G. Well’s The Time Machine is a refreshing, if sobering new...
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