Greetings programs! it’s that time of the week: Awesome Friday, on a Sunday. On this weeks episode of the podcast we’re taking on two new theatrical releases: Candyman, from director Nia DaCosta and Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings from director Destin Daniel Cretton.Continue reading “Awesome Friday Movie Podcast: ‘Candyman’ and ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’”
I make no bones about this fact: 1992’s Candyman and its 1995 follow up Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh are movies that shook me to my core as a child. I originally saw them back to back while alone in the dark, and let’s say that that had a formative effect on me. Short version: I was a horror wuss.
Fast forward to today, and I consume a great deal of horror as I think it’s one of the most creative spaces in filmmaking. However, the thought of a new Candyman film had me a little on edge thanks to some deep-seated memories. So now that I have had a chance to watch it, does it hold up to the original? Yes! Well, mostly!Continue reading “Review: ‘Candyman’ updates the mythos of a classic urban legend slasher, with uneven (but mostly good) results”
The plague just claimed two more. Wonder Woman ’84 and Candyman have both been delayed from their October release dates to Christmas and next year, respectively.Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman ’84’ and ‘Candyman’ Release Dates Delayed”