Cinematographer Ernest Dickerson pays homage to blaxploitation horror pictures especially J.D.'S REVENGE and the visual stylings of Italian gothic directors like Mario Bava, Antonio Margheriti and Dario Argento in this hokey but entertaining horror show. In the middle of a blasted urban neighborhood stands a rundown brownstone, with a facade like the face of Moloch. Locals steer clear, and outsiders pay dearly for poking around. Once upon a time, back in 1971, it belonged to Jimmy Bones (rapper Snoop Dogg), a community-minded numbers runner who could always spare some cash for old ladies and little kids. Never mind the mack daddy wardrobe, Lincoln Conti...