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

If you dig horror, you will dig this. Must see!

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an hour ago

A Must watch for any horror fan

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a day ago

Five skulls is nowhere near enough.

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2 days ago

I pre-ordered the special Dead Meat version of this but never got it (I think someone in my neighborhood or my downstairs neighbors stole it) so I'm happy I finally got to see this documentary!

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2 days ago

🌟🎃🎃🎃🌟

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3 days ago