Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Alba gives such a focused, interior portrayal that she just might have managed to carry the movie had it been better.
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A tone of fanciful absurdity is maintained throughout.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A good cast equipped with cute names is forced to muddle through terminal whimsy in this less-than-magical adaptation of Aimee Bender's adult fairy tale, sluggishly directed by Marilyn Agrelo, who more successfully helmed the delightful documentary "Mad Hot Ballroom."
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Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Jessica Alba gets plain-Jane crazy for An Invisible Sign, a syrupy "A Beautiful Mind" redux in which the starlet sports big brown bangs and Pippi Longstocking pigtails.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Alba certainly tries her best at portraying not just a beauty but also a beautiful mind, yet very few things add up despite director Marilyn Agrelo's efforts.
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Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
Except for two brief summits between Alba and Messina's pillowy lips, however, An Invisible Sign fails even to pander effectively.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Cuter than a basket of puppies licking a litter of kittens, An Invisible Sign is an excruciatingly whimsical collision of adult themes and kid-friendly aesthetic.
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23 out of 100
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