Nia DaCosta

Dog’s Movie House: “The Marvels” Bouyed By The Chemistry Between Its Three Stars!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here and I can acknowledge that the cinematic world is currently suffering from a case of superhero fatigue. There’s so much comic book content in both movies and television that it’s hard to keep up with everything. That said, the quality of most of Marvel’s films is still quite good and “The Marvels” by the talented Nia DaCosta (“Candyman”) is an example of wonderfully breezy entertainment.

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Dog’s Movie House: “Candyman” a worthy sequel to a classic horror film!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at a sequel thirty years in the making. The film is “Candyman” a direct sequel to 1992’s film of the same name. I’m not sure whether or not the world was clammoring for another Candyman film, but I’m happy to report that writer/director Nia DaCosta has taken the mythology and social commentary of the first film and enhanced it in just about every way. Solid performances and some inventive effects and camera work make this new film both creepy and thought provoking.

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