What do Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro and Jeff Goldblum all have in common? They’ve all played the devil at some point.
And why not? It’s one of the juiciest roles in all of human culture. But when you look at some of the movies, TV shows and songs where Lucifer shows up, you realize that they kind of forget to make him evil. Oh, you’re supposed to think he’s evil, because he’s the Devil. But if the exact same actions in the story had been taken by a genie or just some other dude with magical powers, you’d give him a pass.
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