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Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)

 -  Horror  -  17 March 1995 (USA)
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The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.

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The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders Written by Rob Hartill

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Candyman II: Farewell to the Flesh  »

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In the flooding scene in the slave quarters the Candyman's hook falls off into the water during one of the shots. In the next shot of the Candyman swimming, the hook has reappeared. See more »

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Phillip Purcell: I believe in the myth. But the fact, the flesh and blood, no. I'm afraid not.
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Too bad it's not a real farewell.
25 July 2000 | by (the Benelux countries) – See all my reviews

They had to do it. They had to make a sequel to one of the greatest horror movies of the 90s. But it's always sad to see how much difference in quality there has to be. I have to say, as far as sequels of slasher movies go, this ain't that bad. It has good production values. But of course the great acting performances of the original are gone except for Tony Todd's, who is almost equally as good as he was in the original. But also gone are the great editing and photography, the gritty realistic feel of the original, the eerie and moody score of Philip Glass. Candyman just continues ripping people up with motives that are standard in slasher movies. The bees are involved more in the gory scenes, but are still underused.

Not half as good as the first movie. I haven't seen the third nor am i interested in doing so.


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