MONOLITH is a monument to cliches, fruitlessly combining two tired premises, the buddy-cop actioner and the infectious alien invader--a feat already accomplished nicely by 1987's THE HIDDEN.
LAPD Detective Tucker (Bill Paxton) is a renegade slob cop who bends the rules to get justice done; his partner, Terri Flynn (Lindsay Frost), is a well-groomed officer who obeys the rules. The mismatched duo constantly squabble with each other on any possible topic, and it gets worse when they
apprehend a scientist who viciously gunned down a small boy in broad daylight. The unfortunate kid was the latest host to a hostile "living energy parasite" under study by a shadow gov...