Candyman
1992
***½
Director: Bernard Rose
Cast: Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons

A graduate student who is looking into urban legends hears about Candyman, who can be invoked by calling his name five times in front of a mirror. Is he a legend or an actual being? This haunting and slow-burning horror film is based on Cliver Barker’s short story The Forbidden. Remade in 2021.