Candyman | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | December 3, 2021
entertainment value
Incredible use of mirrors beyond just the familiar gimmick. Well acted, not overly preachy, a worthy sequel.
genre Horror
synopsis Anthony and his partner move into a loft in the now gentrified Cabrini-Green, and after a chance encounter with an old-timer exposes Anthony to the true story behind Candyman, he unknowingly opens a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifying wave of violence.
lead actors Yahya Abdul-Mateen II | Teyonah Parris | Colman Domingo | Nathan Stewart-Jarrett | Kyle Kaminsky | Vanessa Williams | Brian King | Miriam Moss | Rebecca Spence | Carl Clemons-Hopkins | Christiana Clark | Michael Hargrove | Rodney L Jones III | Ireon Roach | Breanna Lind | Heidi Grace Engerman | Sarah Lo | Malic White | Mark Montgomery | Torrey Hanson | Cassie Kramer | Sarah Wisterman | Cedric Mays | Alec Silver | Hannah Love Jones | J. Nicole Brooks | Pamela Jones | Genesis Denise Hale | Katherine Purdie | Tien Tran | Mike Geraghty | Aaron Crippen | Dan Fierro | Nadia Simms | Nancy Pender | Johnny Westmoreland | Guy Spencer | Daejon Staeker | Tony Todd | Virginia Madsen
director Nia DaCosta