The Invisible Man

critic Reviews

91% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score91%
  • Smart, well-acted, and above all scary, The Invisible Man proves that sometimes, the classic source material for a fresh reboot can be hiding in plain sight.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Adam Mullins-KhatibChicago Reader
    Ultimately, The Invisible Man makes for a pacey, if mostly predictable, reimagining of a classic Hollywood horror terror.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Christy LemireBreakfast All Day
    [Elizabeth Moss is] amazing and she does so much just with her eyes. It's a really demanding role physically [and] emotionally; it's a huge range she has to play.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Charlotte O'SullivanLondon Evening Standard
    Whannell is brilliant at distracting us with amusing, knowing dialogue (siblings are rivalrous; architects are trendy; waiters are irksomely urbane). Death comes when you least expect it.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Jake CoyleAssociated Press
    A bracingly modern #MeToo allegory that, despite its brutal craft, rings hollow.
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    A smart, unexpected delight.
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    Andrew WhalenNewsweek
    Whannell uses stillness and empty spaces against the audience expertly. But it's Moss who most sells this new, self-consciously serious take on a hammy monster movie premise.
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    Jonita DavisThe Black Cape
    The Invisible Man forces us to ask if we are so quick to type #believewomen, if held to those words in a real-life Cece v. Adrian situation?
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    Danny LeighFinancial Times
    The prize asset is Moss, of course, a seven-octave actor equally happy with micro-emotion and going very big indeed.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Noah GittellWashington City Paper
    Moss, so attuned to the nuances of trauma in the early going, devolves into revenge movie clichés. There's nothing wrong with an old-fashioned horror flick, but it's frustrating to watch a film make a grab for greatness and end up grasping only air.
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    Roxana HadadiPajiba
    In their re-imagined The Invisible Man, filmmaker Leigh Whannell and actress Elisabeth Moss attack the patriarchy and affirm rich white tech bros as the enemy.
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