Invisible Man, The (R)

Quicklook Rating★★½
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synopsis

Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer, NBC's The InBetween), their childhood friend (Aldis Hodge, Straight Outta Compton) and his teenage daughter (Storm Reid, HBO's Euphoria). But when Cecilia's abusive ex (Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House) commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia's sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

details

Suspense/Thriller, Horror
2 hr. 5 min.
Opened February 28th, 2020

director

Leigh Whannell

writer

H.G. Wells

MovieGoer Review

Aside from the title, the basic concept, and the use of the surname "Griffin," Leigh Whannell's "reboot" of The Invisible Man bears little resemblance to the 1933 classic Universal monster movie and even less resemblance to the 1897 H.G. We... MORE

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synopsis

Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer, NBC's The InBetween), their childhood friend (Aldis Hodge, Straight Outta Compton) and his teenage daughter (Storm Reid, HBO's Euphoria). But when Cecilia's abusive ex (Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House) commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia's sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

details

Suspense/Thriller, Horror
2 hr. 5 min.
Opened February 28th, 2020

director

Leigh Whannell

writer

H.G. Wells

MovieGoer Review

Aside from the title, the basic concept, and the use of the surname "Griffin," Leigh Whannell's "reboot" of The Invisible Man bears little resemblance to the 1933 classic Universal monster movie and even less resemblance to the 1897 H.G. We... MORE