Dead Ringers Episode 44: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984) + CANDYMAN (1992)

Nolan is joined by Kat McBride, Ben McBride, and Emily von Seele to discuss Wes Craven’s A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984) and Bernard Rose’s Candyman (1992). The crew digs into new discoveries, rewatches, and recent releases before being targeted by urban legends that have come to life and are seeking revenge for their extrajudicial killings.

Other movies/TV shows discussed on this episode: Hellbender (2021), The Righteous (2021), The Night House (2021), Congo (1995) (Netflix), The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) (VOD), Fear Street Trilogy (2021) (Netflix), Beyond Evil (1980) (Blu-ray), Escape Room: Tournament Of Champions (2021), Séance (2021) (VOD), The Forever Purge (2021) (VOD), Old (2021), Censor (2021) (VOD), Demonic (2021) (VOD), American Horror Stories (2021) (Hulu).

As will always be the case with this show, please be aware that our discussion contains spoilers. If you want to watch the movies before listening to the show, there are a couple of ways you can do so. Both A Nightmare On Elm Street  and Candyman are available to stream on Peacock, and both are available to rent or purchase on VOD and Blu-ray/ DVD.

Download the episode here. (153 MB)

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Links of interest and/or sources cited for research on this episode:

Wicked Rewind: Candyman (1992) by Ashlee Blackwell (Graveyard Shift Sisters)

Sweets to the Sweet – ‘Candyman’ Celebrates 25 Years by Emily von Seele (Bloody Disgusting)

Class of 1981: Celebrating the Small Moments that Form the Heart of MY BLOODY VALENTINE by Emily von Seele (Daily Dead)

[Fantasia Fest 2021] HELLBENDER Review: A Witchy Study of Feminine Power and the Nature of Self by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers)

[Fantasia Fest 2021] THE RIGHTEOUS Review: Religious Horror Taken to a New Level by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers)

[Fantasia Fest 2021] AGNES Review: Mickey Reece Delivers a Beautiful Tale About Questioning Faith by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers)

[Fantasia Fest 2021] THE LAST THING MARY SAW Review: A Haunting Period Horror Film by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers)

[Fantasia Fest 2021] ALIEN ON STAGE Review: A Heartfelt Journey from the Little League to the Big Time by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers)

Candyman (1992) feat. Brother Ghoulish (Horror Queers) (podcast)

Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995) feat. Doctor Jon Paul Higgins (Horror Queers) (podcast)

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