The film has Patton explaining how negative reception of the film ultimately prompted him to quit acting.
The movie explores the purported homoerotic subtext and the ways in which the movie affected both Patton and the larger gay community.
A New Documentary asks the question Is “Nightmare 2” the gayest horror film ever? Many would say YAAAS!
The gay elements are so pervasive in Nightmare 2 that the movie is getting its own documentary dealing with the subject. All of this stuff makes Nightmare 2 more interesting to watch, even as a cultural artifact of the time it was made.
Scream Queen! looks to delve in to the world of the horror sequel in a way like never before.
The real-life nightmare he endured as a gay actor working in the homophobic realm of 1980s Hollywood.
Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street aims to take a look at the reception of the film back in 1985 and today, as well as the gay subculture in Hollywood during the 1980s.
I encourage all other Freddy fans to check out this film
The documentary explores the infamous homoerotic subtext and the special place the film holds in the Nightmare franchise
The film explores why Patton dropped out of the public eye in 1987
This is a story not just about Mark Patton, but about Hollywood’s gay subculture in the 1980s.
Scream Queen! tackles topics, by highlighting the gay legacy of Nightmare On Elm Street 2, while documenting its impact within a very homophobic film industry.