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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This movie takes a lot of delight in being more psychologically complex than it has to be. It contains fights and shootouts and big chase...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Sheila Benson
A love of the world of movies permeates the first-class, crackling excitement of F/X, giving a rare dimension to this thriller.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
F/X turns into a dazzling series of deceptions that border on being so topsy-turvy that one almost becomes frustrated with being fooled....
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
In the hallowed Hollywood tradition of mindless flash, F/X turns the suspension of disbelief into airy entertainment. [7 Feb 1986, p.D3]
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75

TV Guide

The action sequences are well staged and the twists and turns of the convoluted plot will keep viewers guessing. A competent and...
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70

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
The movie, which looks as if it had been made on an A-picture budget, has a lot of the zest one associates with special-effects-filled...
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70

Variety

Basic premise here is so strong that it proves well-nigh indestructable, even in the face of numerous implausibilities, some silly dialogue...
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50

Miami Herald

By Bill Cosford
F/X doesn't have the surprises when it needs them. [8 Feb 1986, p.C7]
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