Why I Love… #112: Candyman

Year: 1992 Director: Bernard Rose Stars: Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Kasi Lemmons Growing up as a sheltered white kid on the Southern coast of England in the early '90s, there was a wealth of then-recent horror to sate my appetite for excitement. The '80s had been a boom-time for the genre as video exploded with … Continue reading Why I Love… #112: Candyman

Review: The First Purge

Director: Gerard McMurray Stars: Lex Scott Davis, Y'lan Noel, Jovian Wade The quality of the movies in the┬áPurge franchise ricochets unevenly from film to film, and its tough to cite any entry as the series' defining statement thus far, yet the political capital of the series has managed to increase every time. What started out … Continue reading Review: The First Purge

Review: The Florida Project

Director: Sean Baker Stars: Bria Vinaite, Brooklynn Prince, Willem Dafoe A couple of years back Sean Baker came to some people's attention for┬áTangerine, a joyous Christmas movie that gained soundbite currency for being filmed wholly on an iPhone. This freestyling spirit was warmly embraced and was more than befitting for the movie's "just go and … Continue reading Review: The Florida Project