release year:1996 (direct-to-video) genre:action/horror/sci-fi viewing setting:home laserdisc, 6/8/97 what I expected:cheese. I confess it. what I got:a weird monster movie
synopsis:In a grim, futuristic ruin of a city, some gory murders lead to ploice arriving on the scene, which leads to police chasing a huge, misshapen killer through the ruins. Carnage follows.
impressions:This was a direct-to-video film shot in some tiny foreign country by a foreign crew. This is not a bad thing, I just wanted to set the stage for you. This movie's cover led us to believe it was a sci-fi flick, but this wasn't the case. No, this was a monster movie, plain and simple. There is no plot to speak of, and the whys are never answered; strangely enough, the movie still entertained. How bizarre.
acting:Christopher Lambert and Natasha Hendrige, plus some expendables. Nobody was given significant material to work with here.
final word:You may like it. There are some decent, if cliched, shocks. Beware, though: there is no plot.
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