Saturday, March 31, 2018

Candyman - Supplement

While we try to cover as much as we can in our episodes, there's always more to see, hear, and read about a movie that can enhance your viewing experience. If you enjoyed our episode on Candyman, here's a few extra bits you might find interesting...

Here's the original trailer:

The film's setting of Cabrini Green is notorious in the history of Chicago. Here's a documentary that gives voice to many of the families who lived in this housing development.

Here's a CBS news report on the end of Cabrini Green:

Here's a reunion panel at Monster Mania featuring cast members Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, and Rusty Schwimmer

The film is an adaptation of Clive Barker's short story "The Forbidden." For an alternate take on the tale, check out this BBC radio adaptation that takes the story in a different direction:

We mentioned in the episode the true story of a serial killer in Texas known as the Candyman. Here's a documentary on the true case:

And here are the trailers for the sequels, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh:

And Candyman: Day of the Dead:

And just for fun, here's Tim meeting the Candyman himself, Tony Todd, at the Rock N Shock Convention.

Thanks for listening!

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