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The Invisible Man | Leigh Whannell

February 27, 2020

From the 1933 original to Paul Verhoeven’s Hollow Man, the cinematic iterations of Invisible Men have generally dealt with how a lack of accountability tends to bring out the worst in people, and they typically grant already somewhat sociopathic or narcissistic male characters with the power to go unseen. Leigh Whannell’s low-fi (but decidedly not low-key) The Invisible Man doesn’t do away with that concept but switches focus to a primary victim of unaccountable, ultimately violent men: the women they…

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