Up until the precise moment Caine volunteers himself as the first human test subject, an unethical and illegal move, the film spends some time introducing his God complex. That the opening scene shows a mouse horrifically ripped apart by an enraged and invisible gorilla driven mad by the serum sets up two crucial points; the serum affects aggression levels, and this version of the story will end violently. When Caine first undergoes the procedure, he quickly adjusts to life undetected by playing pranks on his colleagues and inappropriately touching the women. When the reverse method fails, he grows increasingly stir crazy. That includes the horrific rape of a neighbor he lusted after from afar, and a brutal bludgeoning of an animal test subject.
The Invisible Man for a New Generation: Revisiting Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Hollow Man’
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These Sundance Film Festival headliners became household names thanks to some unforgettable roles early in their careers. Watch the video. Visit our Black History Month section. Having discovered they could turn animals invisible, a group of scientists test the subject on a human. Head of research, Dr.
Wells ' novel The Invisible Man. Bacon portrays the title character, a scientist who volunteers to be the first human test subject for an invisibility serum. When his fellow scientists are unable to restore him back to normal, he eventually becomes violently insane and goes on a killing spree. A direct-to-video stand-alone sequel called Hollow Man 2 , starring Christian Slater and Peter Facinelli , was released in Arrogant scientist Sebastian Caine has developed a serum for the military that can make a subject invisible.
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