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Griff the Invisible Reviews

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Glenn Dunks
Onya Magazine
October 17, 2013
It's a film that asks potent questions about important topics, but will first and foremost charm viewers with its oddball humour and romanticism. Griff the Invisible is a treat.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Emily Estep
We Got This Covered
February 28, 2013
Griff The Invisible explores the personal angle of vigilante justice, adding a unique spin to the superhero genre with heartfelt moments and relatability.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
September 9, 2011
It's shaggy, but its modest charms make up for that.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express
September 1, 2011
Mopey-but-sweet Australian entry in the Kick-Ass homemade superhero sweepstakes.
Beth Accomando
August 27, 2011
There are moments of pure magic when we actually feel ourselves letting go of the limitations of the real world and find ourselves -- if only for a fleeting moment -- believing in Griff's world.
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John Hartl
Seattle Times
August 25, 2011
Something clicks here. Physically as well as verbally, these kids are speaking their own language.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto
August 19, 2011
Whether you buy the things these people do probably depends on your tolerance for adorable psychotic breaks.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
August 19, 2011
A cheerfully offbeat Aussie take on superhero movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
August 19, 2011
There's critical wit behind the appealingly eccentric romance on display in "Griff the Invisible" as it comically dismantles our superhero-worshiping culture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
August 19, 2011
Though hardly ground-breaking, this whimsical Australian entry is just endearing enough to stand out from the pack.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
August 18, 2011
Though the movie sounds perilously twee, "Griff the Invisible" works as a slice of emotional life for the most part because of its lead performances.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
John Blahnik
New York Press
August 18, 2011
What at first seemed to be a superhero film is actually a melancholy portrait of the maladjusted.
Geoff Berkshire
August 17, 2011
Even if the material doesn't always soar, it's consistently good-natured
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 17, 2011
A likeable (if uneven) little comedy...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Mark Sells
The Reel Deal
August 16, 2011
With lots of charm and humor, Griff the Invisible is a quirky and sophisticated romance in disguise.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Prairie Miller
August 16, 2011
Evokes many moments of magical weirdness, as Griff morphs into a person of interest, guilty of stalking, prowling, voyeurism, or all of the above. Which when you think about it, sums up the generic dark side of all superheroes, in movies big or small.
Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate
August 15, 2011
Original and idiosyncratic, it's a quirky glimpse of imaginative innocence.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine
August 14, 2011
Thin on plot, it recycles fascinating character scenarios multiple times, hoping the chemistry of the actors will carry the day.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Zach Gibson
Empire Magazine Australasia
April 13, 2011
Superhero films have been messed with before, but this Australian twist on DIY crusading becomes a lingering conundrum about unusual assistance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Julie Rigg
MovieTime, ABC Radio National
March 23, 2011
Leon Ford, its creator, has made that rare film: one which treads a fine line between fantasy and painful reality without stumbling.
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