Dissecting Urban Legends & Horror “Rules” in Candyman

I need to make one thing insanely clear before you click ‘play’ on this video:  I did not create it.  I’m making this so very clear for one reason:  to give credit where it’s due (something I ALWAYS strive to do, no matter how big or small).  The creator of this video is Serge of Cold Crash Pictures, a former film student who lives in Chicago and makes videos about film appreciation.  Through my work with the International Screenwriters’ Association, I end up watching a lot of film analysis videos, several of which may also fit on this site.  However, this one really digs into the history of Chicago and the Cabrini Green projects as well as, as is the subject of the film, how urban legends take hold.

And if you’re in the mood for more discussion of “movies shot in Chicago,” this is a must-watch:


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