F/X (1986)

fx“Nobody cares about making movies about people any more. All they care about is special effects. ” – Ellen

Number of Times Seen – Between 5-10 times (Cable in the 80’s and 17 Nov 2015)

Brief Synopsis – A movie special effects expert is hired by the government to stage a murder of an informant.

My Take on it – This was a film that I use to watch over and over on cable during the 80’s and loved it every time.

The story is somewhat unique because it uses special effects to help create even more suspense.

Bryan Brown and Brian Dennehy are both great here.

Love how the plot has lots of twists and turns that you normally wouldn’t expect which keeps changing the dynamics of the storyline again and again keeping you in suspense all the time.

Even after you know what will happen, this is still a fun movie to catch.

Has great 80’s feel to it including an excellent 80’s soundtrack that took me back to feelings of that decade.

Bottom Line – Great movie that is so much fun because of the expert use of effects to try and outwit the bad guys. Brown and Dennehy are both excellent here.  Lots of twists and turns keep you on the edge the whole time.  Very fun to watch how it all plays out even after having seen it multiple times. Recommended!

MovieRob’s Favorite Trivia – Special effects man John Stears claimed that he had been offered money by government agencies to simulate various things as depicted in the film. (From IMDB)

Rating – Globe Worthy


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