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February 7, 2001
A woefully tame and pallid affair.
February 7, 2001
The film is overnarrated and in spots overwritten, but Brooks ... does well with actors, and he has coaxed an extraordinary performance out of the young Jordana Brewster.
February 7, 2001
Never finds a rhythm it's comfortable with, nor much to say that's not been said before.
February 7, 2001
The Invisible Circus embraces many of the themes of these and other films, but, as adrift as its two sister heroines, refuses to settle upon what it is really about.
February 7, 2001
Part beautifully shot European travelogue and part moving exploration of the darker side of the hippie era's rabid idealism.
February 5, 2001
For whatever reason, Brooks has decided to distance his characters from the audience, and the result is a cold, uninvolving experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 5, 2001
Lacks the cohesion needed to keep the viewer's interest.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 2, 2001
The Invisible Circus has its heart in the right place, but its hippie-dippie, flower-power motif never really goes anywhere or say anything new.
Full Review | Original Score: C
February 2, 2001
In adapting Jennifer Egan's first novel, writer-turned-director Adam Brooks has mined just about every sixties cliché imaginable.
February 2, 2001
A weak coming-of-age story, an unintriguing mystery, a flaccid romance, and period piece that barely evokes its period.
February 2, 2001
One more failed attempt to make a definitive statement about that indefinable revolution-in-consciousness that was the 1960s.
February 2, 2001
Flimsy and uninvolving.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 2, 2001
Movie hits one note and holds it for 90-odd minutes.
February 2, 2001
The Invisible Circus ... doesn't so much illuminate Phoebe's confusion as share it.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
February 2, 2001
Another murky film about the 1970s that's watchable mostly for its cast rather than the story.
February 2, 2001
You should pay nine bucks to see this if: you're a hard-core Cameron Diaz fan.
February 2, 2001
This sort of material probably would fare better in the hands of an inexperienced novelist -- who has more of an opportunity to explore inner states -- than an inexperienced filmmaker.
February 2, 2001
This cinematic big top is worth the price of admission.
February 2, 2001
The Invisible Circus remains true to its title, difficult to see the point of or enjoy.
February 2, 2001
Alluring, but ultimately insubstantial.
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