star Eriq La Salle's feature-directing debut is a psychological thriller that doesn't really hold up if you think about it too much, but is nonetheless highly entertaining in a low-budget, David Lynch-ian way. Its premise that Satan (or is it merely somebody claiming
to be Satan?) has checked himself into a mental hospital is pretty nifty. And more to the point, it gives La Salle a wonderfully juicy role; he's both scary and funny as Old Nick, sometimes at the same time. It's a shame he didn't give himself more screen time, and when was the last time anyone said that
about an actor-turned-director? Instead, the film's central cha...