Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ is more haunting than scary, and that’s a good thing

Nia DaCosta has made her mark with “Candyman,” the latest horror film to use social injustice as a theatrical platform. But her take on the notorious stranger with a hook packs a punch in its quick running time. While some would argue the story could have used less espresso and more water, the tempo and … More Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ is more haunting than scary, and that’s a good thing