By Owen Gleiberman
Updated April 07, 1995 at 04:00 AM EDT

CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH (R) The return of Candyman (Tony Todd), the tall, black, hook-handed slasher who looks like a depressed Eurotrash model. This cloddish sequel undermines its revenge-of-the-repressed premise with racist scare tactics: Whenever it wants to fake the audience into thinking the kill-er’s around, it simply cuts to a shot of…another black man. D

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