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Not the best sequel, it does explain some unanswered questions the first one left off with but the ending is what truly ruined the somewhat great potential of this film
Solid sequel to the horror classic that while not as polished as the original, manages to deliver its share of atmosphere and scares. The cast is solid for the most part, though some of their New Orleans accents don't quite pass. Kelly Rowan is appealing as Annie, who family's past comes back to haunt them, while Tony Todd is the main attraction, cementing his Candyman as one of the great movie monsters in recent decades. Behind the camera, Bill Condon delivers a lavish but not as polished horror film, relaying more on cheap scares over creepy atmosphere. However, he does explore Candyman's past, adding new layers to the mythology, especially its racist origins. Overall, not the classic the first film is but delivers some decent horror viewing.
Superior monster/Slasher sequel. It recreates the best bits of the original and adds to the mythos by delving into Candymans origin and his bloodline. The changing of locale to New Orleans works really well too for accentuating the characters gothic nature.
The story and acting feels rushed and awkward at moment's. The parts that are supposed to be emotional from the main actor feel cold and dulll. Useless sequel, useless story that i didn't get into. It feels poorly plotted and rushed overall . Its a rehash of the 1st film in a sequel dud.
Tony Todd again do so fucking great job.
A disappointing retread
This is a very underrated horror sequel imo...considering good horror sequels are numerous enough to list on 1 hand...this movie does well for itself...the film never felt cheap or low budget....visually this movie is solid as well the New Orleans setting and Phillip Glass (score) combine to create a very specific atmosphere....it works well with this film....Now imo it's not as good as the first in some areas....but in others it surpasses the original without really touching it/negatively affecting it....it does succumb to the inevitable horror cliches here and there,but nowhere near enough to ruin the film....Tony Todd owns as usual...Kelly Rowan turns in a surprisingly well played role....the rest of the cast have solid outings imo....if you're a fan of the original...this can be a fun film.
With a setting like colorful New Orleans, they sure managed to make a boring poorly-shot dud which fails to utilize any picturesque or iconic sets. It also lacks any scares or visual intrigue.
Straight boring until the last 45 minutes. Welcome to the second outing for Danny Robbital, he's back being a super douche once again slashing away at the townies for calling his name or getting in his way. The problem with this and all slashers lie in their "Woe me woe me...feel pity on me" backstory which is apparently what drives them to be immortal serial killers, who kill each and every person they find for no apparent reason. The hook on is hand isn't really explained either...
dope horror and slave days carnival= FAREWELL TO THE FLESH