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I Still See You

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Some violence, brief nudity in weak sci-fi horror.

Movie PG-13 2018 98 minutes
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This movie is a poor execution of an interesting concept. The logic of the premise shifts to fit the immediate needs of each scene, creating more questions than answers. I Still See You often seems like little more than a way for Bella Thorne to be a brooding semi-Goth teenager (she sometimes dresses in black clothing and has a black hair wig) in a world where even the "cool" adults -- like her teacher who is hip to phrases like "slow your roll"-- are not to be trusted. In terms of the story, it shouldn't be difficult for anyone to suss out the plot twists at least thirty minutes before they happen.

Overall, the acting isn't bad, and the production and special effects are decent enough, but the story itself falls short. The action starts off slow and confusing. It doesn't really explain why some ghosts are at the breakfast table every morning, and why some are from the 19th century, and why others are standing outside of Bella Thorne's shower. Or why some dirtbag humans still live among the ghosts in the ruins of post-apocalyptic Chicago. There's a lot that simply doesn't make much sense. The result is a confusing and often boring movie that leaves questions the audience isn't engaged enough to answer.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: October 12, 2018
  • On DVD or streaming: December 11, 2018
  • Cast: Bella Thorne , Dermot Mulroney , Richard Harmon
  • Director: Scott Speer
  • Inclusion Information: Female actors, Pansexual actors, Latino actors
  • Studio: Lions Gate
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Run time: 98 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: Some violence, terror, partial nudity, and thematic material.
  • Last updated: November 2, 2023

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