God is one mean mother... er... father... thing. At least Larry Cohen, the writer/director of God Told Me To (also known as Demon), believes that.
There are few films out there like this. It is at once a gritty New York crime story and a science fiction/horror mystery of such bizarre magnitude that one may have to watch it twice just to check their sanity.
There's been a rash of mass murders in the Big Apple that are seemingly unrelated, except that all of the perpertrators justify their actions in the same way: "God Told Me To." Detective Lt. Peter Nicholas of the NYPD (Tony Lo Bianco) finds himself inexorably drawn to the case, tangled in its enigma more than he's willing to admit.(read more...)