74. Nia DaCosta's Candyman (2021)

Loathsome Things: A Horror Movie Podcast

Feb 4 2024 • 1 hr 21 mins

Add this one to your watchlist of remakes that may be better than the sequel, and definitely among to top of any list of high-quality reboots. Clive Barker’s non-Hellraiser franchise is brought back around to no longer focus on the plight of white women in this stunning, complex, and challenging reframing of the classic.

And here are some links to the figures discussed in the closing credits. The Lynching of Anthony Crawford: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynching_of_Anthony_Crawford The Wrongful Conviction and Execution of George Stinney: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Stinney The Murder of James Byrd Jr.: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_James_Byrd_Jr.