Hollow Man (2000) [English (MPEG Layer III, 127 kBit/s, 44 kHz, Stereo)]
Genre: Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Length: 1h 52m 0s
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Tagline: Think You're Alone? Think Again.
Plot outline: Elisabeth Shue is Linda Foster, a scientist who is working on a serum to make people invisible. When another scientist tries the serum and becomes invisible his colleagues figure another way to bring him back to the normal world. Summary written by {m_sanchero@hotmail.com} The Hollow Man features Kevin Bacon in the title role as Sebastian Caine, a scientist who discovers a formula for invisibility. After an experiment makes him slowly disappear, Cane begins to go insane, and soon threatens the lives of his fellow researchers. Elizabeth Shue and Josh Brolin star as the targets of Cane's mayhem, along with William Devane, Kim Dickens and Mary Jo Randle. Summary written by Vashti A group of scientists, led by the brilliant yet eccentric twinkle-addicted Caine, are successfully researching invisibility. Having accomplished making animals in / visible, Caine insists on being the next subject for the experiment. Unfortunately, the serum effects not only the external physical nature of the subject, but morphs the internal personality too. And that's when things start to go horribly wrong... Summary written by Filmtwob {webmaster@filmfreak.co.za} After years of experimentation, brilliant but arrogant scientist Sebastian Caine has discovered a way to make matter invisible. Determined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine pushes his team to move to the next phase - using himself as the subject. The test is a success, but when the process can't be reversed and Caine seems doomed to future without flesh, he begins to show some unexpected side effects of his extraordinary condition. Summary written by Nick Kat
Comment: In the year 2000, you would be justified in expecting a richer treatment of this theme, but Verhoeven's vigorous assault on the audience is very entertaining until it jumps the track near the end. A high-tech, beautifully-executed invisible man movie doesn't really REQUIRE explosions and giant physical "gags" -- they even get in the way of the best parts of the movie. The story itself is pretty much standard Mad Scientist stuff: experimenter uses himself as subject, goes nuts, kills people. The differences here are the astonishingly realized special effects -- the effects seem more integrated into the fabric of this movie than ever before -- the acting, and the dynamic, exciting direction of Paul Verhoeven. If you don't expect dazzling originality in terms of story, you'll probably have a great time with HOLLOW MAN. It's not as good as Verhoeven's best American movies, but for most of its length, it's a lot of fun. And the reappearance of the gorilla (and the disappearance of Kevin Bacon) are instant-classic scenes.
IMDB Rating: 5.4
Country: USA
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Actors:
Elisabeth ShueasLinda McKay
Kevin BaconasSebastian Caine
Josh BrolinasMatthew Kensington
Kim DickensasSarah Kennedy