Sunday, September 25, 2022

Tag: Nia DaCosta

Candyman (2021)*

Title: Candyman
Rating: R
Directed by: Nia DaCosta
Written by: Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, and Nia DaCosta
Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, and Colman Domingo
Release Date: 8/27/2021
Running Time: 91 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his name five times into a mirror. In present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, visual artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and his partner, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Teyonah Parris), move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini, now gentrified beyond recognition and inhabited by upwardly mobile millennials.

With Anthony’s painting career on the brink of stalling, a chance encounter with a Cabrini-Green old-timer (Colman Domingo) exposes Anthony to the tragically horrific nature of the true story behind Candyman. Anxious to maintain his status in the Chicago art world, Anthony begins to explore these macabre details in his studio as fresh grist for paintings, unknowingly opening a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifying wave of violence that puts him on a collision course with destiny.

Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Michael, Evan, and Gary for this submission

Little Woods (2018)

Title: Little Woods
Rating: R
Directed by: Nia DaCosta
Written by: Nia DaCosta
Starring: Tessa Thompson, Lily James, and Luke Kirby
Release Date: 4/19/2019
Running Time: 105 minutes


What did you think of this film?
A modern Western about two sisters who work outside the law to better their lives.

Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission

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