‘The Invisible Man’ Review: Elisabeth Moss Can’t Save This Confused Privacy Thriller

‘The Invisible Man’ Review: Elisabeth Moss Can’t Save This Confused Privacy Thriller
[Editor’s note: The following review contains minor spoilers for “The Invisible Man.”]

The best genre films play on society’s most pressing fears, but in his limp reworking of H.G. Wells’ “The Invisible Man,” Leigh Whannell tries melding everything from gaslighting to anxieties around data privacy into Why Hollywood’s favorite unhinged woman Elisabeth Moss chose to lend her considerable talents is a mystery bigger than how her stalker ex managed to make himself invisible.

Moss plays Cecilia, annoyingly known to her friends as “C,” an anxious woman recovering from a violently abusive relationship. After narrowly escaping with her life, she hides out at the house of a male friend who also happens to be a cop. James (Aldis Hodge) lives alone with his daughter Syd (Storm Reid), and serves triple duty as host, security guard, and emotional support for his wreck of a friend. Cecilia is so terrified of Adrian (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) that she is incensed when
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