F/X2 (F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion)
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F/X2 (F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion)
In F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion, Bryan Brown returns as movie special-effects designer Rollie Tyler. Having barely escaped with his life after being duped and exploited by the villains in the first F/X, he isn't too eager to channel his talents into police work again. He'd much rather design harmless playthings for the kiddies. Still, detective Mike Brandon (Tom Mason) manages to convince Rollie to help the cops trap a dangerous voyeur. When Brandon is killed, Rollie suspects there's more to the story than meets the eye. With the aid of his old buddy Leo McCarthy (Brian… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 31%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"There should be a special category for movies that are neither good nor bad, but simply excessive."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Lacks the spark and flair of the original."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"The plot twists, the originality of the FX, and the interaction between Brown and Dennehy make up for minor weaknesses."
‑ Steve Newton, Georgia Straight
"Fairly uninspired sequel to a movie that didn't really need one."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"A mediocre sequel that lacks the punch of its highly entertaining predecessor."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, FulvueDrive-in.com
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