Documentary explores gay undertones of “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2”

By : Jeremy Williams
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge is considered by many to be the gayest horror film ever made and that claim is the subject of a new documentary seeking crowdfunding on the website Kickstarter.

The sequel to Wes Craven’s wildly successful horror classic celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and the documentary, entitled Scream, Queen!: My Nightmare on Elm Street, explores the homoerotic subtext of the film as well as Hollywood’s gay subculture in the 1980s.

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Jo Dee Messina brings her career to Ybor Dec. 10

By : Zach Caruso
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Jo Dee Messina has taken her career into her own hands.

The country music star recently released her fifth studio album entitled ME, a project she completed without the help of a major label, and she is now hitting the road to tour in support of her latest offering and will be playing at The Ritz Ybor in Tampa on Dec. 10.

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Local filmmakers kickstart their projects with crowdfunding

By : Sandra Ketcham
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Independent creatives in Central Florida increasingly turn to community investors instead of traditional financing routes to fund their latest projects.

Louanne Walters and her wife Sharon Saraga of St. Petersburg are working on a film about eating disorders in gay males, an issue that affects more than 15% of gay and bisexual men, according to a study conducted at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Even though it is considerably more common than most people realize, the issue receives very little attention.

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