In the year 2008, a massive beast slogs through a flooded London, slaughtering all who stand in its way. But it’ll have to get past Harley Stone, a cop who lost his partner to the murderous creature and is out to stop its rampage once and for all.
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What begins a solid B-movie riff on the iconography of Blade Runner soon collapses into hysteria once the emphasis switches from futuristic serial killer procedural to all-out monster movie pursuit. The ensuing events, plot-holes, irritating side characters and laughable motif of European actors speaking hard-boiled "Americanized" dialogue seems at odds with the film's sombre atmosphere and grim, self-serious tone.