The Invisible Man [Movie Review]

The Invisible Man [Movie Review] | I haven't been to the cinema that much recently (with all the Covid-19 issues and all). And when I read at Rollo De Pelicula that the movie is aired, I figured I should watch it. 
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My very first thought went straight to Hollow Man, starred by Kevin Bacon when I read the title. The fact that I haven't watched any of its trailers in the cinema or online made me, even more, intrigued to watch the movie itself.

The Invisible Man Trivia
  • Directed by: Leigh Whannell
  • Produced by: Jason Blum, Kylie du Fresne
  • Production companies: Blumhouse Productions, Nervous Tick, Goalpost Pictures
  • Distributed by: Universal Pictures
  • Running time: 124 minutes
  • Rating: R (For some strong bloody violence and language)
  • Originally was going to be part of the Dark Universe with Johnny Depp starring as the titular character but changes made after The Mummy (2017) failed.
  • This film marks the first in Jason Blum's attempt to reboot the Universal Studios 'Monster Universe'
  • Budget: $7 million
  • Box-Office: $98.3 million
  • Tomatometer: 91%
  • Metascore:71
  • IMDb: 7.5/10
The movie starts with Cecilia Kass running from his husband, an optic scientist, Adrian Griffin, after successfully drugged him in his sleep. Apparently, the husband has been abusive and obsessive and Cecilia will have none of that anymore.
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Two weeks after, still traumatized and not being able to go out of the house of James, a police officer, Cecilia found out that Adrian has killed himself, when her sister, Emily comes visiting her. During the reading of his will by Adrian's brother, Tom, she found out that Adrian left her USD5 million in his will, which will be paid to her monthly in the amount of USD100,000 per month. That is if she behaves and has no police record or is of mental stability.

Sometime after, Cecilia starts to experience strange occurrences - as if someone is watching her but not visible to her naked eyes. When she fainted during a job interview and later confirmed by the hospital that she has been taking too much Diazepam, she became confused as it has been so long since she took the pills. When she gets home and found the exact same bottle of Diazepam that she used to drug Adrian in her bathroom, she is certain that Adrian still alive and somehow is haunting her. 
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Thriller, Mystery, The Invisble Man, Movie Review by Rawlins, Rawlins GLAM, Blumhouse Productions,
When she confronted Tom about the possibility of Adrian is still alive and possibly haunting her by becoming invisible, Tom explained that he was abused by Adrian too growing up. 

When she turned to Emily, she discovered that Emily has received a hate email, apparently sent by her. Rushing home and found out that she indeed has sent the hate email to her sister, she broke down. Sydney, James' daughter comforted her, only to be hit by an unseen force. Mistaken that Cecilia hit her, both James and Sydney fleed the home and leave her alone. That's when she sees the proof that Adrian is still alive and somehow managed to cloak himself from seeing eyes. Cecilia visits Adrian's house and found a suit that renders the wearer invisible. She hides the suit in the closet before escaping another attack from the figure, who's apparently wearing another suit. 

She immediately meets with Emily at a packed restaurant and as she about to share her findings, a knife suddenly appears out of thin air and slices Emily's throat right in front of Cecilia and the knife was later put into Cecilia's hands. 

Apprehended and remanded to a secure treatment center while awaits trial, Cecilia was informed that she is pregnant. Tom visits her and offers her assistance by 'returning to Adrian and raise the child'. She refuses the offer and steals a pen from Tom's briefcase.
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She later uses the pen to slit her wrist which managed to lure Adrian out and try to stop her from killing herself. She stabs him repeatedly and manages to flee the center, after which she runs to James' house to save Sydney from being killed by Adrian.

A fight ensues between James and the attacker which later Cecilia kills. When she unmasks him, they discover that it was Tom underneath the mask. Later, the police found Adrian imprisoned in the underneath cellar, telling everyone that he was imprisoned by Tom all this while. 

Later that evening, Cecilia decides to meet with Adrian at his house, with hopes that Adrian will confess to all his crimes.
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Will Adrian confesses?
Will Cecilia be free from Adrian after all this time?

Plot: 4.3/ 5.0 I would say that the plot is pretty straight-forward and almost similar to Hollow Man. A jealous/ controlling spouse wants to claim what is his. The spouse no longer wants to be a part of the abusive relationship and runs. The abusive spouse turns himself invisible and stalks the runaway spouse. The plot twist here makes the movie interesting and keeps me guessing until the movie finishes. 

Cast: 4.6/ 5.0 I like the cast here. Everybody plays their parts beautifully. No comment whatsoever.

Will I watch it again: I don't mind watching it again.
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  1. Fuhhh cerita invisible ni wajib tonton ni sebab nampak jalan cerita menarik. Nak menonton kat cinema buat masa ni tak la kot...

  2. suka tengok movie yang suspens macam ni, walau pun saya ada penyakit melatah, tetap juga nak tonton kalau jalan ceritanya menarik

  3. I heard my friends said that this movie is quite nice! But sadly I've been so busy with kids and stuff. Been so long didn't have the chance to visit the cinema.

  4. Menarik plot movie nie. But also sound a bit scary. Thank you for sharing your review on this movie.

  5. Macam cerita suspen jee. Tapi aku baca review org lain byk part yg terkejut2

  6. da bookmark da citer ni. nak tgk juga.
    hollowman aida tgk dulu. masih ingat lagi la :)
    best ni tonton dgn anak-anak. org halimunan.
    surely Izzat akan tak beralih pandangan dari tv :)

  7. Everyone has been talking about this movie. Should really watch this myself!

  8. Jalan cerita menarik..sesungguhnya memang rindu nak tengok movie tapi tula sejak Covid-19 terus duduk rumah je. Hope virus ni cepat nyah dari negara

  9. The Invisible Man sama ke macam The Hollow Man huhuhu. Kita layan juga movie macam ni menarik dan mencabar. Nanti tunggu Rawlins belanja kita tengok wayang lah baru nak pergi hehehehe...

  10. Baca plot dia menarik sekali. Tapi baru tengok gambar pun dah buat kita rasa berdebar. Huhuu... Kena tonton bawak bantal. Hahaa

  11. okay, nanti nak tengok tapi bukan dkt pawagam kut. tak berani nk berada di tempat ramai orang. :)

  12. Uiksss kita suke giler wak cte2 camni. Genre cte camni la yg kte layan wakkkk kisah2 cinta tak layan hahah


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