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October 13, 2021 58 min

The critics are really buzzing about this one. Candyman is a horror franchise that hooks you from the beginning and is equally concerned with providing scares as it is with having something smart and charming to say - something we've come to find is synonymous with Jordan Peele's excellent modern work. Here we pay tribute to horror icon Tony Todd and do our best to even be kind to the forgotten sequels, even if they are b(ee) movies. So what I'm trying to say is, if you don't like this one, go take a good long look in the mirror.

Media covered:
Candyman (1992)
Candyman (2021)




Audio credit:
"intro 2" by nalaliongirl on

"The Candy Man" by Sammy Davis Jr.
Universal Music Group
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Sammy Davis Jr.
℗ 1972 Universal Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Associated  Performer, Chorus: The Mike Curb Congregation
Producer: Mike Curb
Producer: Don Costa
Associated  Performer, Vocals: Sammy Davis Jr.
Composer  Lyricist: Leslie Bricusse
Composer  Lyricist: Anthony Newley

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