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Salvation! ★★½ Salvation! Have You Said Your Prayers Today? 1987 (R)

A meantempered, timely satire about a money-hungry TV evangelist beset by a family of fervent, equally moneyhungry followers, who proceed to cheat, seduce and blackmail him. Occasionally quite funny, but sloppy and predictable. Underground director Beth B's first aboveground film. 80m/C Stephen McHattie, Exene Cervenka, Domi nique Davalos, Viggo Mortensen, Rockets Redg lare, Billy Bastiani; D: Beth B; W: Beth B.