In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic 80s Horror

In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic 80s Horror

Directed by David A. Weiner

In Search of Darkness explores a multitude of ‘80s horror films in a year-by-year timeline alongside topics including groundbreaking practical effects; the home-video revolution; poster art and project marketing; creative and budgetary challenges; sound design and musical scores; the 3-D resurgence; heroes and villains; sex, nudity and “the final girl” controversy; and the pop- culture context of what fueled the genre and the ways it responded to the times. Filled with countless clips and entertaining moments, In Search of Darkness is a nostalgia trip through a game-changing decade that made a generation of horror fans believe in the impossible. A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE.

An exploration of '80s horror movies and their impact through the perspective of the actors, directors, producers and SFX craftspeople who made them.

Cast: Tom Atkins, Doug Bradley, John Bloom, Barbara Crampton

Member Reviews

This was absolutely spectacular. What an excellent documentary. I watched in one sitting, couldnt look away for a second.

Metaldad91
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3 days ago

As others have said, it's really long but it's perfect as background TV while you work on a project or do other stuff

Patriciocharlie1
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1 week ago

So very long, but so good

Dreadpenny
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2 weeks ago

Fun.

Mattygrant57
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2 weeks ago

A very fun documentary that highlights a wonderful and imaginative decade of horror.

tangenjohn2
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1 month ago