Candyman 2 - Farewell to the Flesh
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Candyman 2 - Farewell to the Flesh
This sequel to director Bernard Rose's superb, metaphorical Candyman is a more straightforward Gothic horror project, discarding any association with the events of the previous film (which was based on the short story "The Forbidden" by horror surrealist Clive Barker) aside from the title entity, played again by the imposing Tony Todd. A melancholy but extremely deadly ghost, Candyman is revealed -- in a compelling sequence of flashbacks -- as the vengeful spirit of Daniel Robitaille, a black portraitist in post-Civil War Louisiana who was set upon and horribly mutilated by an… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Maybe "Farewell to the Franchise" would have been a more appropriate title - this retread of the very scary original is a mildly hilarious mess."
‑ Brian Juergens,
"Superior sequel to the rather silly original helped by stylish direction"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"One heck of a scary movie"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Horror fans might dig it a little bit; I'll just stick with the original."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"...esentially a retread of the original."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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