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The Last of the Finest

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The Last of the Finest

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Brian Dennehy, Jeff Fahey, Joe Pantoliano, Bill Paxton
director:
John Mackenzie
distributor:
Orion Pictures
author:
George Armitage, Jere Cunningham, Thomas Lee Wright
genre:
Drama, ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it an F

Scene for humdrum scene, The Last of the Finest may be the dullest thriller ever made — it’s like some dawdling Albanian police movie shown without subtitles. The film is dead from the opening credits, and it features a bit of Cold War hugger-mugger that makes The Hunt for Red October look timely: The villains here are trying to arm the contras. (Good luck, guys.) The Last of the Finest doesn’t deserve to take up space on a video-store shelf, let alone a theater screen.F