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Thread: The Invisible Man (Leigh Whannell)

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    No worries, I was just confused as it seemed you were trying to say I said something that I didn't.

    And yeah, I've been relying way too heavily on alcohol to destress, since this all started.

    Really starting to feel it, physically.

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    Quote Quoting megladon8 (view post)
    Where do I begin?

    First off we clearly hear Adrian's voice multiple times while he's invisible. Pretty sure there was no "voice modulation" part of the suit.

    When the lawyer brother meets with Cee at the mental institution he lowers he voice to tell her that all of this is being done to her by him and Adrian and that it will stop if she goes back to him. Why would the brother care if she goes back to him? He has no motive for them to be together.

    The most obvious one is that there are obviously 2 attackers at multiple points in the film, the clearest being at the end. Both Cee and James experience attacks from two places at once.

    Annnnnnd finally...the use of the word "surprise".

    Adrian says this to her and looks right in her eyes when he says it, at the end dinner table scene. He does this to let her know it was him. Because this is what he said to her when he was with her in the mental institution.

    It was Adrian working in tandem with his brother.
    I need to watch it again, but that's good evidence.

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    Quote Quoting megladon8 (view post)
    Not to mention how absolutely gross it would be to have him be "innocent" at the end, and she's a murderer.

    That would take it from a really cool ending of female empowerment and overcoming an abuser, to something that feels written by an MRA with an underlying message of "bitches be crazy".

    There's no way they would do that. Not today.
    Isn't it kind of weird that murder is an acceptable response?

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    Quote Quoting Ezee E (view post)
    Isn't it kind of weird that murder is an acceptable response?
    If someone kills my sister, I am going to kill them.

    Yes. Perfectly acceptable.

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    Quote Quoting megladon8 (view post)
    If someone kills my sister, I am going to kill them.

    Yes. Perfectly acceptable.
    lol, forgot about that....

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    And tried to frame her for it hahah

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    I want to watch this again.

    Likely my favorite of this year, all things considered. Could easily have seen it being in my top ten even if there was a full slate of films.

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    Quote Quoting Ezee E (view post)
    I want to watch this again.

    Likely my favorite of this year, all things considered. Could easily have seen it being in my top ten even if there was a full slate of films.
    Watch VFW first.

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    I never did post in here about how I saw this movie and loved this movie and how, even a good year for cinema, this should be considered among the very best.

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    Horrorfest 2020

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    One of the most hair-raising jump scares in town. Come to think of it, it really felt as if my hairs were literally being raised.
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    13 yays??

    This was terrible.

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    MY DUDE!

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    Okay I wasnt going to go on, but after reading through the thread I feel I have a different angle on why I disliked this. I'll just number my dumb thoughts so they can be more easily addressed.

    Pros:
    1. It was competently shot, edited, acted, scored.

    Cons:
    1. Shouldve been called anything other than the Invisible Man. Considering the way the structured the plot (her being crazy), it wouldve lent some mystery. If we called it The Phantom Menace, then the first hour is curious! Is it a ghost movie? Invisible man seems unlikely, faked death? Who knows! But with that title, we fucking know and the first hour is just spinning wheels.
    2. Movie is way too long.
    3. Maybe...MAYBE this would be easier to swallow if it was set in the 80s, but not in this day and age. So I can get surveillance footage from a mcdonalds where a customer loses his shit over a big mac but theres no footage from a fancy ass restaurant of a floating knife murder? Okay, I'll bite....unlikely, but okay. Now let's move to the mental hospital. Theres a camera in her room. Theres cameras every ten feet in the hallway. THERES A FUCKING CAMERA IN EVERY FUCKING SHOT. Yet no one believes her. What, is she using the force to beat up those guards while laying down 30 feet away? Using mind powers to float guns? As she runs out the front door theres a pack of guards WATCHING THOSE CAMERAS. Bullshit.
    4. The main character is the only realistic person. Literally everyone else in this movie is a fucking moron. The cop friend sits with her as the lawyer brother tells her what a manipulative awful abusive cunt adrian was....yet the cop friend never ever believes her about anything for the entire movie, even after AN INVISIBLE MAN kicks his ass and is shot and killed in his livingroom, he STILL refuses to believe the main character about adrian being a prick. What fucking nonsense.

    This movie was a fat load of wasted potential, majorily at the writing level.

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    Adrian's Brother is only wearing the suit once in the film:
    Interview from Collider

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    Quote Quoting Ezee E (view post)
    Adrian's Brother is only wearing the suit once in the film:
    Interview from Collider
    I know. I believe it. Doesnt change how every person treats the main character (disbelieving her).

    Edit: maybe that wasnt pointed at me, sorry lol

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    Outside of the dumb use of the suit as Irish pointed out, burning her breakfast, I liked pretty much all of this.

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    Quote Quoting Skitch (view post)
    I know. I believe it. Doesnt change how every person treats the main character (disbelieving her).

    Edit: maybe that wasnt pointed at me, sorry lol
    It wasn't, but all good lol

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    I don't think the movie wants us to doubt her at any point.

    We KNOW she isn't crazy.

    The tension comes from others not believing her, and never knowing where he is.
    I'm not being dramatic, I just feel like I'm going to throw up my heart and my head is going to fly away like a bird.

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