Now, I’ve never seen Nightmare on Elm St. 2, however, this documentary clip will suffice for me. The men (and 2 women) who appear to have worked on this movie explain how they had never realized or been aware of the obvious homo-erotic subtext of the horror film. David Chaskin, the movie’s writer, confirms that the queerness was indeed intentional, attributed to the 1980’s post-AIDS era where gay men were out and proud and others were questioning their sexuality. “Well, that’s pretty scary”.
…another gay nightmare