The Optics of Gentrification in Candyman

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Remnants of Cabrini Green Housing Projects: Chicago, Illinois
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Cabrini Green Past to Future. A highrise tower looms large over modern infrastructure…prior to being demolished.
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The Cabrini Green highrise housing projects being demolished.
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White people staying overnight in a creepy art exhibit calling out to Candyman (2020).
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Vanessa Williams: Candyman (2020) and Betty Gabriel: Get Out (2017)
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Racial casting choices, Candyman (2020)
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Bystanders to violence, Candyman (2020)

**Graphic imagery and descriptions in this next section. A warning is advised for historic injustices against Black bodies.**

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Blackface artwork, Candyman (2020)
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Emmett Till and Lynching Victim imagery, Candyman (2020)
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Becoming the mirror image, Candyman (2020)
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Artistic voyeurs, Candyman (2020)
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Northside Stranger’s Home Missionary Baptist Church: Chicago, Illinois
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Old UK Candyman rendering (1985) vs New US Candyman rendering (2020)
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Old Candyman Mouth Rendering (1992) vs New Candyman Mouth Rendering
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Old Sweets (1992) vs New Sweets (2020) + Church Devotee(s)
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Old Ribcage Candyman (1992) vs New Ribcage Candyman (2020)
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Painter’s clothes while standing in remnants of Cabrini Green, Candyman (2020)
Candyman Trailer (2020)

Editor: We Are Horror Magazine. Writer: An Injustice, Fanfare, Gayly Dreadful, Haw Creek Horror, Rely on Horror, Something Ghoulish, and SUPERJUMP.

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