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Griff the Invisible Reviews

September 16, 2011
Struggles heroically, but unsuccessfully, to strike a balance between whimsy and pathos.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-
September 2, 2011
Griff seems a little too psychologically damaged to laugh at. On the other hand, for a drama, his behavior is way too silly to take seriously.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 1, 2011
It tries too hard to be eccentric, kooky. So hard, it can be downright annoying.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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
August 25, 2011
The touches of magical realism begin to feel gimmicky. By the final frame, this romance never feels real enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 19, 2011
A superhero wannabe fights the forces of loneliness and alienation in this uneven Aussie indie.
August 19, 2011
A cheerfully offbeat Aussie take on superhero movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 19, 2011
It's a movie that works so hard to be quirky it fails to get us onside with the main character.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
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
August 19, 2011
Sits on the screen like a steaming lump of Kryptonite.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
August 18, 2011
You get the idea that the filmmaker is leaning a little too heavily on the quirkiness of it all.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
August 18, 2011
The little glimpses of everyday magic on offer here are lovely, from a "universe suit" to a porous apartment door, but they're not enough to hang a film or a life on.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
August 17, 2011
Ford has come up with a nifty way of exploring the enduring allure and troubling underside of the superhero myth. It's just too bad his own all-too-human powers aren't quite up to the task.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 16, 2011
An Australian misfits-in-love story manufactured from whole quirk, Griff the Invisible is more mannerism than movie.