Episode 41 Candyman (2021)


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By Jamie Roberts & Robert Lendrum, Jamie Roberts, and Robert Lendrum. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

What happens when you say "Candyman" 5 times in the mirror? You might start wondering why the original Candyman haunted young black children in his own neighbourhood. Was that the central problem that writers Jordan Peele, Via DaCosta and Win Rosenfeld were trying to solve when reinventing the 1992 cult classic? Is Candyman a werewolf story, except a bee? Candyman is a black revenge story against white supremacist police brutality, gentrification and cultural displacement, and possibly a superhero origin film.
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