I Kill Giants

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Moody, intense graphic novel-based fantasy drama.

NR 2018 106 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 11+

Your fears shape your reality

If you have a kid in middle school, the terrain is familiar to them. The school staff aren't the villains, or even clueless, which was refreshing. They care, and they want to help, but they're shut out. That alone makes the movie worth watching and talking. But, it's not an action film, and it will tug at your emotions. It clearly touched my 13 year old daughter, who really connected with elements of Barbara's character. The question whether Barbara was fighting real or imaginary monsters kept her glued to the TV, and the movie's handling of that question opened her eyes in some ways. It's really well done, and ultimately the movie is about compassion and letting people in. We really enjoyed it, and I think we're both better off having seen it.

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