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

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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

I love this so much! Learned a lot and I shrieked in excitement when I heard Dead Meat! Thank you so much!

pappycole
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2 days ago

Amazing. I could watch this all day by and night. Great interviews, great insights, great movie clips.

Florris
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6 days ago

I'm so excited for part 3. I've watched parts 1 & 2 twice now.

TokenBuds420
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1 week ago

Very enjoyable!

Terrebella
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2 weeks ago

This is quite literally the definitive documentary about 80s Horror movies.

JaredXIII
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3 weeks ago