Laurence Fishburne not only produced and directed this downbeat urban fable, he adapted the script from his own 1994 stage play Riff Raff
. The good news is that Fishburne also stars, and has recruited a talented group of actors to flesh out the cast; the bad
news is that no one seems to have been on hand to help out with the rest of film. New York City scam artist and ex-con "20/20 Mike" Williams (Fishburne) may have a sixth sense when it comes to trouble, but it can't save him from landing in an NYPD holding tank on a parole violation, where he's
reunited with his estranged half-brother, Billy "Torch" Williams (Titus Welliver). Mike's gift also doesn't help...