When it comes to horror villains, there are few that have the elegance, grace, or tragedy as Candyman. Much like the character himself, the film has always had a haunting and hypnotic quality to it. While Candyman is often grouped together with slasher villains like Freddy Krueger or Jason Vorhees, he’s honestly much closer to that of Dracula and Frankentstein’s monster in terms of tone … Continue reading 30 Fun Facts About “Candyman”
They say that originality is dead, and given the number of rebranded, soft-rebooted movie sequels, it’s easy to see why so many feel that way. And the horror genre hasn’t been immune to this. We all recall the 2000’s when there was a wave of remakes of slasher classics. Leatherface, Michael Myers, Jason Vorhees, and Freddy Krueger all got the remake treatment, and for the … Continue reading What’s the Best Slasher “Requel”?
The long anticipated reboot/sequel of Candyman has finally been released, after a mountain of delays. The Jordan Peele produced and Nia DaCosta directed film has been making waves on the internet, and holds the distinction of the first time in history that a film directed by a black woman opened at #1 at the box office. So with all the buzz around the new movie … Continue reading Candyman 1992 vs. 2021
Originating in Dungeons & Dragons, the Alignment Chart has transcended into general pop culture, and it’s difficult to scroll through any social media feed without seeing it pop up. There’s an inherent fascination with sorting our favorite characters from various media. So in the interest of shamelessly following internet trends, we thought it would be fun to take the same approach but with horror characters: … Continue reading Alignment Chart: Horror Edition