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September 1, 2021 85 min
Will you dare to say his name? Nearly 30 years after the original cult classic ( Candyman returns to the big screen but not in the way you think. Captain Nostalgia and Black Nerd Magic deconstruct this new film's social commentary on racial injustice, civil unrest, its connections to the original film and much more. If you haven't seen the movie yet, check out our spoiler free review: Most importantly check out the conversation to be had after the credits finish on this Nia DaCosta helmed horror project:

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This episode of Victims and Villains and is written by Josh “Captain Nostalgia” Burkey (& produced by), & Caless "Black Nerd Magic" Davis. You can now support us on Patreon. Help us get mental health resources into schools and get exclusive content at the same time. Click here ( to support us today!
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