Blu-ray, DVD Release: Burnt Offerings

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Oct. 6, 2015
Price: DVD $19.95, Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Kino Lorber

Karen Black (Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean), Oliver Reed (The Brood) and up-and-comer Bette Davis (All About Eve) star in the 1976 haunted house horror mystery Burnt Offerings.

Oliver Reed comes to grips with Karen Black in Burnt Offerings

Oliver Reed comes to grips with Karen Black in Burnt Offerings

Marian (Black) and Ben (Reed) find it hard to believe that for only $900 they’ve rented a sprawling country mansion for the entire summer. But as they settle into their isolated estate with their son (Lee Montgomery) and Ben’s aunt (Davis), they find themselves surrounded by an evil, hypnotic living presence that feeds on torture, fear and murder.

Directed by seasoned horror auteur Dan Curtis (TV’s Dark Shadows), the film also features Burgess Meredith (Diary of a Chambermaid), Eileen Heckart (The Bad Seed) and Dub Taylor (Gator) in the cast.

Kino’s Blu-ray and DVD include the following features:

-Interview with actor Anthony James
-Interview with screenwriter William F. Nolan
-Interview with actor Lee Montgomery
-Audio commentary with director/co-writer/producer Dan Curtis, actress Karen Black, and co-screenwriter William F. Nolan
-Audio Commentary by Film Historian Richard Harland Smith
-“Trailers From Hell” with Steve Senski
-Animated Montage of Images
-Original Theatrical Trailer


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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.