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Monolith (1993)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  22 March 1995 (Spain)
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Two cops investigating the murder of a young boy become invloved in a very secret project involving alien life. Needless to say, the authorities don't want them to stick their noses into ... See full summary »

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Terri Flynn
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Villano
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Connor
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Jacobs
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Two cops investigating the murder of a young boy become invloved in a very secret project involving alien life. Needless to say, the authorities don't want them to stick their noses into this. Written by Rob Hartill

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The end of the world is about to begin.

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Capt. MacCandless: Get out of my office before I arrest you.
Villano: You'd need a presidential order to arrest me.
Capt. MacCandless: I don't give a damn if you're personally giving the president head! Get the fuck out of my office!
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Written by Todd Smallwood and MARK ANDES
Performed by Little Brother
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Solidly paced and gibberishly amusing genre hybrid
29 February 2012 | by (the Doomed Megalopolis of Blasphemous Technoids) – See all my reviews

Very likely John Eyres' most ambitious movie to date. A sci-fi/action/horror/thriller hybrid populated with good folks like Bill Paxton, John Hurt, Louis Gosset Jr., gorgeous B-vamp Musetta Vander and Lindsay Frost (who somewhat comes across as the wisecracking tough blonde acting equivalent of Yancy Butler). A secret government agency has been fooling around with an alien entity. Of course, the thing gets loose and starts to run amok in the city. Well, "running" isn't exactly the right word, since it's more like some form of alien energy that possesses the bodies of humans (that eventually do all the running). It's up to Paxton, Frost & Gosset to figure out what is loose in their city and try to stop it. The plot kind of looses itself along the way, not really knowing where to aim things and eventually not bothering to explain itself anymore. The film ends ridiculously, but before that we do get to see some nifty alien set designs. The SFX are pretty decent at times. For fans of Jack Sholder's "The Hidden" (1987), this might be another amusing watch (though Sholder's film is much tighter & better).


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