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Rue Morgue's CineMacabre and Queer Fear: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2

Rue Morgue's CineMacabre Movie Nights have returned! Promising the best of classic and contemporary horror at The Royal Cinema - once a month, every month.

7:30 PM - Drag pre-show
10:00 PM - Post-show discussion

Rue Morgue and Queer Fear are joining forces to celebrate Pride month with a screening of A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge! Taking place five years after the apparent defeat of Freddy Krueger, teenager Jesse Walsh has moved into Nancy Thompson’s former home and experiences horrifying nightmares in which a blade-gloved killer threatens to possess him and terrorize Elm Street once more.

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 lives in infamy as a cult classic, laden with queer subtext, and remains one of the most layered and interesting instalments to the franchise. Between Jesse and Lisa’s strained romance to the several homoerotic scenes (including a towel-whipping shower scene to remember), it’s easy to see how Freddy's Revenge became known as the original gay horror film, featuring the first male scream queen! Don't miss your chance to watch this campy, scary, funny and decidedly queer film with drag performances and a post-screening discussion panel!