It’s been a week since we shared the trailer for what aims to be the “definitive” retrospective of 1980s-era horror, In Search of Darkness. Whether you came of age in the 80s or are merely a fan of horror’s Golden Age, you’ll definitely want to sink your teeth into this film when it arrives sometime this summer.
“Assembling the amazing interview talent and speaking with them for In Search of Darkness has been an absolute thrill for this longtime horror genre fan, and I’m thrilled to be able to share this journey into ‘80s horror with audiences,” said David Weiner, director of In Search of Darkness. “Calling anything ‘definitive’ can be quite a challenge for any filmmaker, but I genuinely believe we have captured something very special for horror fans — and fans of film in general — who are interested in more of a genre deep dive and an examination of a decade’s influence, than simply a broad survey of horror.”
That trailer (follow Related Article line below) coincided with a final Indiegogo campaign for In Search of Darkness (currently in post-production) that will offer backers some incredible perks, not to mention a chance to lock-down your copy of the documentary by ordering it in advance. To find out more on how you can purchase your own copy of In Search of Darknesson Blu-ray and DVD, as well as the exclusive backer rewards currently available, visit: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/in-search-of-darkness#/
Today, Dread Central is thrilled to offer our readers a sneak peek at what’s in store, with an excerpt from the interview with horror legend Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator, Chopping Mall, From Beyond, and many others). Crampton is one of the multitude of participants in In Search of Darkness. She talks a bit about the “dirty business” of making horror movies; give it a spin at the top of the article!
Featuring compelling critical takes and insider tales of the Hollywood filmmaking experience throughout the 1980s, In Search of Darkness will provide fans with a unique perspective on the decade that gave rise to some of the horror genre’s greatest icons, performers, directors
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