For the first time in Horror history, In Search of Darkness will bring together 80’s icons, modern horror greats, popular YouTubers and Social Media Influencers to create the most complete retrospective documentary of the genre ever made.
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Feels too long at four hours and yet I was never bored. Would have worked better as 10 one hour episodes, allowing the filmmakers to explore some of the more under the radar works, rather than Friday The 13th or Elm Street which already have definitive documentaries. Posters in the background were more helpful when it came to reccomendations, but also point out the big gaps. Very basic talking heads structure.
It offers nothing that it isn't already well known, but this was already meant to be nothing more than time capsule. It focuses on American horror so it leaves out a couple of 80s gems, but it's hard to complain when you have Freddy, Jason, Michael, Chucky, Pinhead, Leatherface, critters, gremlins, Tom Atkins, Stephen King, Romero, Tobe Hooper, Carpenter, Cronenberg, Craven, Rick Baker, Tom Atkins gathered together.