Season 1, Episode 7
Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)
|A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)|
|Rating: 5.5/10 (56,113 votes)
Director: Jack Sholder
Writer: David Chaskin, Wes Craven (characters)
Stars: Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler, Clu Gulager
Runtime: 87 min
Released: 01 Nov 1985
|Plot: A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger, who is out to possess him in order to continue his reign of terror in the real world.|
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This week we head over to 1428 Elm Street to discuss Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge. Topics include: background on Freddy Krueger and the first movie, history of how this movie came to be, pop culture of 1985, why this movie is considered to have gay themes, Mark Patton’s troubled journey and resurgence as an important gay icon, we dive into what was going on behind the scenes, the impact of AIDS and homophobia, the role reversal of having a male scream queen, the music, fun facts and trivia, and we hand out awards!
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