At first glance, Melvin (Dorff) seems to be your average troublemaker, drinking, smoking and womanising his way around the battered housing projects of New Orleans with wheelchair-bound, Iraq war veteran, Lucille (Griffin).

However, threatened with losing custody of his son, Melvin decides to clean up his life and the neighbourhood, using his extraordinary telekinetic superpowers to do so.

Using documentary techniques along with special effects, this is an offbeat, fresh take on the superhero movie.