Is Candyman really the most misunderstood horror villain ever created? The folks at Ain’t Logic sure think so and their video Why Candyman Kills aims to prove the point. First introduced to moviegoers in 1992 in Bernard Rose’s urban slasher, the entity is unlike his peers on a multitude of levels. So, what actually drives this intimidating (if pitiable) phantom to spill blood?
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Give the video a spin and let us know if you agree in the Comments section! If you have yet to experience Candyman for yourself, check out the trailer and synopsis for the film below, along with a link to 10 things you probably didn’t know about the hook-handed haunter. Enjoy!
Official Synopsis: A deeper look into Candyman’s motivations.
Official Synopsis: Skeptical graduate student Helen Lyle (Virginia Madsen) befriends Anne-Marie McCoy (Vanessa Williams) while researching superstitions in a housing project on Chicago’s Near North Side. From Anne-Marie, Helen learns about the Candyman (Tony Todd), a knife-wielding figure of urban legend that some of her neighbors believe to be responsible for a recent murder. After a mysterious man matching the Candyman’s description begins stalking her, Helen comes to fear that the legend may be all too real.
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