Helen Lyle is a student who decides to write a thesis about local legends and myths. She visits a part of the town, where she learns about the legend of the Candyman, a man who has a hook shoved in his bloody stump where his hand was cut off. He supposedly appears behind you breathing down your neck when you say his name five times in front of a mirror, ready to gut you from groin to gullet. Of course, Helen doesn’t believe all this stuff, but the people of the area are really afraid. When she ignores their warnings and begins her investigation in the places that he is rumored to appear, a series of horrible murders begins. Could the legend be true?
Clive Barker did Hellraiser and Nightbreed, both pretty good movies. But then there is Candyman. It’s a pretty good plot and I liked the overall movie, but it just wasnt very exciting and didnt keep my interest too well. It took forever for Candyman to even appear it seemed like, and it just didnt make me very happy with the film.
About Candyman (1992)
Starring: Ted Raimi, Tony Todd, Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Michael Culkin, Rusty Schwimmer, Baxter Harris, Doug MacHugh, Kasi Lemmons, Michael Laren, Carolyn Lowery, Barbara Alston, Terrence Riggins, Bernard Rose, Eric Edwards, Vanessa Williams, Sarina C. Grant, Lisa Ann Poggi, Diane Peterson, Adam Philipson, Caron Strong, Latesha Martin, Lanesha Martin, Glenda Starr Kelly, Kenneth A. Brown, Caesar Brown, Gilbert Lewis, John Rensenhouse, DeJuan Guy, Mika Quintard
Director: Bernard Rose
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