In Search of Darkness: The Definitive 80's Horror Documentary

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  1. hots4

    hots4 Dogs In White

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    I do like watching these docs, but I wouldn't buy them for the doc, I'm happy when they are included as an extra Fright Night UK, and American Werewolf in London being prime examples.

    For me at this point a doc that spans all is not gonna give the info I want, I prefer specific docs, like the two I mentioned. I saw the Ghostbusters one recently and that was a lot of fun and provided tons of information a lot of which I didn't know.

    There is a great channel on youtube called 'good bad flicks' and they do film specific video's. Some of them are like mini commentary video's that are ok but I tend to stay away from there. But some are there to provide information about the film and those are very enjoyable, with lots of information coming quick and fast. Lots of which, on the video's I've seen I did not know before.
     
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    I liked this but it is like something I would see as a tv special back in 2006 or so. It was fun but def not worth buying for 80 bucks. It was enjoyable enough though
     
  3. Katatonia

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    In Search of Darkness: Part II is up for pre-order: https://80shorrordoc.com/?variant=36522757161121

    $69.99? :rolleyes: Geez. It's even pricier than the original was. I don't see why some of these don't just offer a bare-bones disc without all the pins and posters and crap.
     
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    I've stayed clear of the first after hearing lots of negatives from horror fans. I wonder if they will even make as much with a Part II?
     
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    Fool me once...
     
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    I'm so burned out on this nostalgia crap.
     
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    Insanity.
    Is there anyway for people to buy the disc, without all the extra crap?
    Sure the poster art is cool, but still...

    And why not just make ONE disc, with all the extras.

    This is the kind of shit Charles Band always pulls.
     
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    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    Looks like it's just this expensive set again, for now at least. Who knows what they'll offer later on.

    I agree, just release the disc itself without all this bling shit.
     
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    Jeez, $80?! I was all set to pass on this then saw the Elvira edition and got tempted for a brief second until I saw the price.
     
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    Yeah it's run it's course dude. Nothing but a quick cash grab!
     
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    At least by making a part 2 they're admitting that part 1 was hardly "definitive" as was claimed.

    And at least some of the obvious omissions are being included this time.

    Sounds like this should be a free download for those who bought part 1. :)
     
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    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    I don't know where you're seeing that? If you buy Part II you get a free download of Part I, but I don't see anything about Part II being offered free if you bought Part I.
     
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    Sorry, misunderstanding... I meant that's what I think it should be due to the high cost of part 1 and it not being "definitive" as claimed.
     
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    Ah gotcha... I see what you were saying now. :p

    I totally agree too, or at least they could offer a "discount" for those who purchased the first set. I mean this is just a documentary after all, not a multi-film box set. How many people are going to even watch it that regularly? They're really pricing themselves out now.
     
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    This is getting (at least) 11 different editions: https://www.allhallowsgeek.com/in-s...ng-at-least-11-different-collectors-editions/

    Ha! Yeah, I'll just wait for the inevitable clearance sale on one... :rolleyes:

    The sheer fact that these have so many "Mini Documentaries" listed on many of them would definitely give me cause for alarm. Are these pressed discs or BD-R's? I just wouldn't trust this outfit with getting it right with such a conglomeration of different editions.
     
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    Why are people even supporting this shit?

    Insanity...
     
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    X-human I ate my keys

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    My disc and Elvira poster are still sitting in their original delivery box so I'm already gun shy before even looking at the higher price. Add to the fact that there's crap I don't want like those other posters and that the pin isn't even of the star (like the last Elvira one) and it's not very appetizing. You're paying an extra premium for even more generic crap that has less to do with the stars. No bueno.

    But man, 11 versions? And some of these are of the docu-makers themselves right? I know there's completists but who in their right minds would buy that? Do they have any kinda brand to support that? Any extra cash on the other editions is probably just paying off their ego trips.
     
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