In the profound film “The Shift,” actor Neal McDonough embodies Lucifer, a role that significantly altered his life. The movie traces the journey of Kevin (Kristoffer Polaha), an ordinary man flung into a world riddled with temptation. Guided by “The Benefactor,” played by McDonough, Kevin grapples with various trials, shifting his reality. McDonough emphasizes that in life, we all stumble and falter, but it’s how we rise again that truly defines us. He ardently believes that if we prioritize God and family over ourselves, the world would become a vastly better place. “The Shift” serves as a poignant reminder of the fleeting nature of life, encouraging us to strive to be the best version of ourselves. McDonough’s portrayal of Lucifer is not the traditional twisted, evil caricature but rather a man who, like many of us, has lost his faith and desperately seeks to regain it.