REview: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) | At Times an Uneasy Juggling Act

Last week I chose to see the reboot of Candyman (2021) over Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and while the former was not terribly scary, it wasn’t a decision that I regretted. Partially because the aspirations of Shang-Chi seemed a bit high (I tend to watch movies because I enjoy watching movies, […]

Trailer Into REaction: Candyman (2020) | Official Trailer

The trailer for Nia DaCosta’s reboot/remake/continuation of the Candyman Trilogy dropped earlier today, and it’s pretty good. Candyman was always an odd fit amongst horror movies in that it was more erudite than the genre tends to produce. And what I mention in my reaction video, namely that I’m not entirely sure what this movie […]

Review – Mercy Black (2019)

Owen Egerton’s Mercy Black is a much better movie than you’d think for one that forgoes a theatrical release and ends up on Netflix (The Cloverfield Paradox, anyone?). It’s a familiar story, but well-told revolving around urban myths in the vein of Candyman, though is more reminiscent of the very read murder done in the […]