Cinema du Fromage: “Burnt Offerings” 1976

Episode 11: We look at 1976’s film “Burnt Offerings” which stars Oliver Reed and Karen Black is Directed by Dan Curtis. 7/19/18 Time to Revisit…’Burnt Offerings’

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Special Guest: Charmaine (score only)

Movies Make the Meal: “Burnt Offerings” 1976

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Movie Score Talley: 93 58.125% cheese rating

KingPengvin 18
1) production quality 6

2) story 4

3) acting 4

4)overall entertainment value 4

Kinte 23
1) production quality 5

2) story 5

3) acting 7

4)overall entertainment value 6

J Corina Francis 24
1) production quality 5

2) story 6

3) acting 5

4)overall entertainment value 8

Special Guest: Charmaine: 28
1) production quality 6

2) story 7

3) acting 7

4)overall entertainment value 8


Burnt Offerings
PG 1976 ‧ Film adaptation/Mystery ‧ 1h 56m

Ben (Oliver Reed) and Marian Rolf (Karen Black) can’t believe how cheap the rent is at their giant Victorian summer home. Over time, however, they begin to sense that there’s something peculiar about the place. Marian becomes strangely obsessed with keeping house, Ben finds himself prone to unusual bursts of anger and his vivacious aunt Elizabeth (Bette Davis) becomes withdrawn, then mysteriously dies. As the couple tries to adjust, they wonder if the house itself could be responsible?

Initial release: April 1976
Director: Dan Curtis
Story by: Robert Marasco
Box office: 1.56 million USD
Screenplay: Dan Curtis, William F. Nolan

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