[31 Days of Halloween – Day 12] Enduring Gothic Racism in Nia DaCosta’s CANDYMAN

Another day of 31 Days of Halloween, another forbidden name. This time? Candyman, Candyman… dare I? Not this time.

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America’s Racist History Returns in Blood with CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH

Candyman returns, as a white family confronts their history within the context of America’s long, ugly racist past.

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Candyman: White Guilt and Urban Horror

Candyman. 1992. Directed & Written by Bernard Rose; based on the story “The Forbidden” by Clive Barker. Starring Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons, Vanessa Williams, DeJuan Guy, Marianna Elliott, Ted Raimi, Ria Pavia, Mark Daniels, Lisa Ann Poggi, Adam Philipson, Eric Edwards, Carolyn Lowery, & Barbara Alston. PolyGram Filmed Entertainment/Propaganda Films. RatedContinue reading “Candyman: White Guilt and Urban Horror”

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31 Days of Horror for Halloween Season

In an effort to try and diversify, I’ve done my best to not include anything I included on last year’s Halloween List. Not to worry: plenty of horror for you here. Wade on in to find yourself something creepy; one title for every day of the month in no particular order but merely numbered forContinue reading “31 Days of Horror for Halloween Season”

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