I've seen "EFFECTS" described as a "slow burn" film; now, I love slow burn films but this is not one of them. This is a damp squib floating in a pan of used dishwater. Another comment about this film is that the characters are
The greatest sin a movie can commit is to be dull and "EFFECTS" is a film which is mind-numbingly dull for the entire first HOUR of it's short running time. There is a difference between slow-moving deliberation and a film devoid of all interest. "EFFECTS" is in the latter category.