Diego Andaluz

‘Candyman’ Review: A Modern Horror Classic

On this edition of the The Global Film Show report, Editor-In-Chief Diego Andaluz gives his quick thoughts on Candyman. Joined by numerous global contributors, they’ll discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights, on an upcoming episode of the podcast.

A decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, Anthony and his partner move into a loft in the now gentrified Cabrini. A chance encounter with an old-timer exposes Anthony to the true story behind Candyman.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

CANDYMAN deserves to be known as a modern horror classic. While it would’ve benefitted from a longer runtime, Nia DaCosta’s brilliant direction cultivates a chilling atmosphere that establishes her as one of the most exciting studio horror filmmakers of our time.

– Diego Andaluz

Candyman is directed by Nia DaCosta, stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris, and comes to theaters on August 27th.

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