After falling for documentary producer Alice Monroe, a bizarre
accident turns Nick Halloway's life upside down when he becomes
invisible. The chance to have an invisible agent at his command
is too good an opportunity for corrupt CIA boss David Jenkins
to pass up, and now Holloway is on the run...
of an Invisible Man has
not aged gracefully. The effects look dated, but possibly
the biggest crime is Daryl Hannah's wardrobe - why did anyone
ever think leggings looked good?
the effects look old hat by today's standard, they were pretty
cutting edge for their time. There are impressive moments,
including watching the invisible Halloway smoking, standing
in the rain, and - with his face covered in make-up - as a
Neill is well cast as the sleazy CIA man hot on Holloway's
heels and Star
Trek: Deep Space Nine fans will be pleased to see Rosalind
played Keiko O'Brien in DS9) as Halloway's secretary.
Michael McKean (This is Spinal Tap's David St. Hubbins)
also turns in a pretty good performance as Halloway's friend.
extras are pretty poor and total less than ten minutes - although
I'm sure the nurses in lingerie dream sequence will appease
quite a lot of people.
this movie is far from perfect, it's still good family entertainment
- just not one of John Carpenter's better movies.
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