"We are the hollow men, we are the stuffed men," wrote T S Eliot in a scathing
critique of the 20th century. Never would his words ring as true as now, when
the proliferating progress of science helps man play God. How hollow this power
is when an amoral genius manipulates it! This Frankenstein dilemma is what Verhoven
analyses in "Hollow Man".
Its hero, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a maverick genius, has hit upon the formula that can render invisible any organism. The guinea pig animals have responded well to his invention. But the Pentagon, his funding agency, threate....