Bloody Awesome Movie Podcast – Candyman (2021)

The Bloody Awesome Movie Podcast focuses on a single film per episode, usually a new release (hopefully theatrically at some point) giving a spoiler-free review. Then Matt Hudson (@wiwt_uk) from What I Watched Tonight and Jonathan Berk (@berkreviews) from will introduce a variety of movies or pop-culture-related topics in a series of segments. However, for this week we are covering the Tribeca Film Festival so we are rapidly discussing spoiler-free reviews of the films we saw from it.

Review of Candyman (2021)

  • Directed by Nia DaCosta
  • Written by Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, and Nia DaCosta
  • Starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Kyle Kaminsky, and Vanessa Williams. 
  • Synopsis: Anthony and his partner move into a loft in the now gentrified Cabrini. After a chance encounter with an old-timer exposes Anthony to the true story behind Candyman, he unknowingly opens a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifying wave of violence.
  • 85% RT critic,  72 Metascore, 6.4 IMDb user score, and 3.5/5 on Letterboxd
  • RELEASE location / DATE: Theaters

Chuffed Headlines

Movie/Pop culture news that caught our attention

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Media Consumption

Movies, TV, Video Games, Music, Podcasts (not ours), etc that we use to pass the time

Matt’s others:

  • Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong About…
  • Demonic, CODA, The Last Letter from Your Lover, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2
  • Aliens: Fireteam Elite, Star Wars: Tempest Runner

Jon’s others:

  • Blank Check – The Fog 
  • It’s Alive, Riddick, Hustle & Flow, The Room, The Omen, The Amityville Horror, Prisoners of the Ghostland (embargo), The Sentinel
  • What if Episode 2

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