Larry Cohen's brilliant, edgy dark comedy serves as an interesting time capsule of early 1970s race relations. Yaphet Kotto stars as a mysterious African-American man who invades the home of a wealthy Beverly Hills couple. At first he demands money and sex, but after an array of Polynesian cocktails he finds himself embroiled the in the couple's rocky and complicated relationship. The film cleverly juxtaposes stereotypes to expose issues of racism and consumerism. Strong dialogue, acting and an eclectic musical score by Gil Melle with heavy funk and jazz overtones give the film a distinctly offbeat, unmistakably 1970s feel.