Meanderings #245: The new "Candyman" - Trapped by Genre?

Lass is More with Josh Lasser

Nov 16 2021 • 6 mins

There is a lot of stuff happening in Nia DaCosta's "Candyman."  The movie takes on a whole bunch of weighty ideas and attempts to explore them via the slasher film.  But it's just possible that by trying to fit into that subgenre, and need to not go over 90 minutes, that it loses too much along the way.