Ep. 78 - Candyman

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This week on episode 78 of the Monthly Movie Dispatch, Nick and Shaun talk about the new Jordan Peele and Nia DaCosta collaboration Candyman.

Further reading:

A BRIEF HISTORY OF CANDYMAN’S THEMES AND ORIGIN STORY: https://nerdist.com/article/history-candyman-themes-origin-story/

The new Candyman escapes a long tradition of exploiting Black pain for cheap scares: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/10/candyman-horror-movie-black-pain/619825/

Candyman director Nia DaCosta: ‘It is shocking the way people have talked to me’: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/aug/26/candyman-director-nia-dacosta-this-should-be-happening-for-more-people-like-me

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