When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.
A former HS basketball phenom, struggling with alcoholism, is offered a coaching job at his alma mater. As the team starts to win, he may have a reason to confront his old demons. But will it be enough to set him on the road to redemption?
Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a policeman who plays both sides of the law. Embarking with the beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of corruption, treachery and deception.
The film follows Cecilia, who receives the news of her abusive ex-boyfriend's suicide. She begins to re-build her life for the better. However, her sense of reality is put into question when she begins to suspect her deceased lover is not actually dead.Written by
My Review- The Invisible Man.
My Rating 8/10. No Spoilers Alert
I've never begun a review with an audience WARNING! but if you or your friends have experienced extreme Domestic Violence and are planning to see this very chilling and very suspenseful film it could disturb and upset you.
Another ambassador of our great Australian local movie talented Director ,Writer and Producer Leigh Whannell from Melbourne who also directed Aquaman, Saw,and Insidious has made a very suspenseful, dramatic and violent interpretation of the 1897 H.G. Wells literary classic The Invisible Man.
In this version though it's the very visible Elizabeth Moss as Cecilia Kass who is trying to escape an emotionally and physically violent relationship from her partner an Indie tech genius who appears to control every aspect of her life who makes this movie so good and suspenseful.
Elizabeth Moss is rarely off screen in The Invisible Man and her performances just get better and better. It's not easy in a movie of over 2 hours to command the screen and hold the audience enthralled as to what your character is going to present us with next.
Since her appearances in West Wing 1999 as Zoey Bartlett the Presidents daughter and then of course in "Madmen " (2007-2015) as Peggy Olsen in 92 episodes followed by her superb performance of June Osborne in the chilling 3 seasons of The Handmaid's Tale Elizabeth Moss is now one of the most Box Office bankable and sought after film and television actresses in the world.
I think the reason for her success is partly because Elizabeth Moss is attractive but just in an ordinary way her face and expressions are a blank canvass and she colours them in with her superb grasp of the characters she plays.
I mean it as a compliment that she is no Charlize Theron or Nicole Kidman,or Margo Robbie or even Saoirse Ronan in a classical beautiful way and that you could pass her in the street dressed as an office worker and perhaps not look twice but she has that rare talent and gift of reality in acting.
The pace of this film right from the beginning never gets dull and of course there's other very good performances to mention Harriet Dyer as Cecilia's sister ,Aldis Hodge as the Cop James Lanier who hides Cecelia and Storm Reid as his daughter are a great dramatic trio in The Invisible Man.
I came away very entertained wondering how some of the plot twists ,especially the thrilling conclusion were probable but if you can stretch reality to believe in an invisible man you can allow for some improbability.
I had my own theory of the conclusion but I was wrong mine would have possibly been more believable but perhaps not as bizarre and this film needed a bizarre ending.
Special mention to composer of The Invisible Man Benjamin Wallfisch the English composer, conductor, and pianistSince the mid-2000s, he has composed and contributed to music for over 60 feature films .His compositions include original scores for A Cure For Wellness, Hidden Figures, Lights Out, Desert Dancer, It, Blade Runner 2049, and Shazam!. In 2017, he was jointly nominated with Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer for Best Original Score at the 74th Golden Globe Awards for his work on Hidden Figures, and a BAFTA Award and Grammy Award for Blade Runner 2049
He also composed scores for Dunkirk and Stephen King's "IT " 2017 Movie and the suspenseful music he has composed for the opening scenes and titles to The Invisible Man with huge waves crashing on the rocks set us up for the thrills and chills ahead of us.
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