The Invasion Reviews

November 18, 2011
August 25, 2007
It falls far short as an effective sci-fi thriller, not to mention the brainy political allegory it's determined to be.
August 20, 2007
There's much to recommend here. But there are too many inconsistencies.
August 17, 2007
Opting for car chases instead of the thought-provoking ideas of its predecessors, the film looks like the work of, if not pod people, folks who gave up any kind of passion for the material long before the cameras started to roll.
August 17, 2007
The latest and lamest version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers might have been an accidental camp classic if its politics weren't so abhorrent and the movie didn't try to hide its ineptitude behind a veil of pomposity.
August 17, 2007
Nicole Kidman's character struggles to stay awake -- as will the audience.
August 17, 2007
Next time the aliens come invading, they may want to pass the brains, hold the lecture.
August 17, 2007
We'll have to wait until the inevitable director's cut DVD to find out what Hirschbiegel really wanted to say. It would have to be a whole lot more interesting than this accidental agit-prop, which equates pacifism with mindlessness.
August 17, 2007
The Invasion connects on a gut level in two ways, political and existential.
August 17, 2007
The Invasion has a few things to offer both summer-movie audiences and more thoughtful film buffs.