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F/X

1986

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  • Rollie and Leo's narratives don't converge until the last five minutes of the film, which is a shame, because the actors playing them have considerable chemistry: Brown's low-key virility pairs ideally with Dennehy's facetious huffing and puffing. But F/X still ultimately resonates as the engaging work of talented professionals who're having fun tweaking a traditional wrong-man thriller. The grace notes outweigh the missed opportunities.