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Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  27 January 2000 (Argentina)
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The Candyman is back, trying to convince his descendent, an artist, to join him.

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The Candyman returns to try to convince his female descendent, an artist, to join him as a legendary figure. To this end, he frames her for a series of hideous murders of her friends and associates so that she has nowhere else to turn to. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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First film in the Candyman series to not have any involvement from Polygram. See more »

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The right side straps on Caroline's gag are unbuckled. See more »

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David de La Paz: Now you know why we're not too friendly with the local cops?
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Written by Lori Denae Frankfort (as Lori Sussman)
Performed by Evan Frankfort (as Chris Frankfort) & Lori Denae Frankfort (as Lori Sussman)
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"No one will ever call your name again."
24 January 2001 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I have a theory that you can judge a film on its trailers. The rental for Candyman 3 included such cinematic gems as Idle Hands, The Eternal, Water Damage and The Substitute 3: The Winner Takes All. To save you looking, the average rating for said films on the IMDb is currently 4.87. Though that's still higher than the rating for Candyman 3.

Another film with the same title was also a weak third in a horror trilogy. Though George A.Romero's Day of the Dead is still streets ahead of this. The vague phallic symbolism of the Candyman's hook is here expanded upon, the sociological issues toned down, while the beautiful theme is ditched in favour of a generic pop beat. Lead Donna D'Errico has gorgeous breasts, but do we really need to see them all through the film? A plastic temptress who, like Kelly Rowan, couldn't hold a candle to Virginia Madsen, she fails to wear a bra in any single scene. She even goes topless on two occasions, one of four actresses in the movie to do so. That's Day of the Dead all over: gratuitous nudity, bad language, gore and a total lack of credibility.

The Mexican element is in no way stereotypical. No, instead characters make love to Latino guitar music after downing Tequilas. S&#277;nõr. While a group of Candy disciples obviously spent so long in worshipping him they had no time for acting lessons. Poor old Candyman, marginalised in his own franchise in favour of D'Errico's nipples, resorts to saying "be my victim" about ten million times. Maybe he's really saying "bee – my victim!" in reference to those lamely CGIed insects that fly around him? Perhaps not. Candyman states he wants to reclaim his dignity. Sorry, mate – you lost that when you signed on for the sequels...


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