Director: Turi Meyer

Starring: Tony Todd, Donna D’Erico, Nick Corri, Alexia Robinson, Jsu Garcia

The Candyman stalks his last living descendent.

Billing itself, somewhat understandably, as “The sequel to Clive Barker’s Candyman” - as if Candyman - Farewell To the Flesh never happened - this film comes to us courtesy of the writer / director team which brought you… errr…  Leprechaun II.

The film features Baywatch babe Donna D’Erico – pronounced Donnna D’Erico on one of the menu screens – who summons the Candyman at an exhibition of Daniel’s paintings. She soon finds herself the focus of attention as the Candyman works his way through her friends and acquaintances. This third film in the series has been drained of almost all of the poetry that made the original so memorable, especially now that another key ingredient, Philip Glass’s pulsating music, has been dispensed with. D’Erico makes a gutsy heroine, but the series has one fundamental flaw: the more you see of the Candyman the less interesting he becomes.

Mosaic’s disc does the film – and their customers – few favours: it’s presented in full-screen format only, with Dolby Surround (2.0) sound. It’s a nice enough transfer, but it should have been so much better. A photo gallery, production notes and a full-screen trailer – which shows how bad the film might have looked if DVD authoring facility DGP hadn’t done such a good job - provide minor added value.








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