Imo and James’ brief exploration of Black representation in sci-fi comes to an end with director Stefon Bristol’s See You Yesterday (2019), a twisty teen time-travel thriller starring Eden Duncan-Smith, Danté Crichlow, Stro, Johnathan Nieves, Marsha Stephanie Blake, and Michael J. Fox.
The two critics discuss the conceits, concerns and controversial ending of Bristol’s movie. What does See You Yesterday have to say about the past and the future of Black protagonists in the science-fiction genre, specifically those movies set in the United States?
Is this movie a leap forward or does it stay stuck in time?
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