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In Defense of… A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

October 2, 2012 2 comments

Happy October everyone!

The leaves have hit the ground, Starbucks is offering the Pumpkin Latte, and I have a stack of my favorite (and not so favorite) horror movies all set to marathon from now until Halloween. I can’t wait to celebrate the best holiday of the year, and am starting this season off right with a highly underrated title: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge!

Coincidentally, this is also my favorite movie poster from the series.

In fact, ANOES2 is actually my favorite of the sequels. This may come as a surprise to some since it is considered by many fans to be the “black sheep” of the Nightmare movies. It does not add anything of canonical significance to the series (they say… I disagree, more on that later) as part 3 follows part 1 pretty well. If one were to skip part 2, nothing important to the overall story would be missed, since it is very much like a stand-alone movie.

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