“Fear is the most powerful emotion in the human race and fear of the unknown is probably the most ancient, so you’re dealing with stuff that everybody’s felt from being little babies: we’re frightened of the dark, we’re frightened of what we don’t know about; and if you’re making a horror film you get to play with the audience’s feelings.” —John Carpenter
Fear in the Dark (1991) is a wonderfully crafted documentary focusing on the history and appeal of the horror genre. Included are film footage and interviews with horror filmmakers and novelists. Narrated by the great Christopher Lee.
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