How ‘Candyman’ Makes Racism its Lead Killer (No Spoilers)

The slasher reboot not only improves on its predecessor, but reveals that America’s sickest killer is in the mirror.

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When it comes to the top killers of the horrocore world, Candyman isn’t revered as much as Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees. The reason, however, is deeper than Black versus White psychopath. What differentiates these icons of gore is less about the…



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Bonsu Thompson

Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.