Homo Nightmare on Elm Street 2

6.21.2010

By Nick Stergiopoulos

In this great new video, the cast and crew of A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 finally acknowledge the obvious -- that the film is really really gay. At the time, though, director Jack Sholder had no idea that what he was directing was so blatantly homo -- not even the S&M scene, the ridiculous dancing, the jock strap or Jesse's request to sleep with Grady, not to mention the campiest, biggest homo of all the horror movie monsters -- Freddy Krueger. 

"We made Nightmare 2 absolutely clueless that it had any gay overtones whatsoever," says Sholder. "But looking back, it was so gay, it was amazing! All I can say is we were all incredibly naive, or all incredibly latently gay."

--NICK STERGIOPOULOS

Previously > First Look: A Nightmare on Elm Street

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