From The Producers Of “Saw” and “Poltergeist”, “The Perfect Host” Heads Home


From The Producers Of Saw and Poltergeist, The Dark Comedy Arrives On Blu-ray Disc And DVD On August 30 From Magnolia Home Entertainment Under The Magnet Label

“Black humor turns comically darker in twisty quasi-suspenser The Perfect Host.” – The Hollywood Reporter

A dinner party crasher learns manners the hard way in the “fun, minimalistic thriller that piles on the suspense” (Slash Film), The Perfect Host arriving on Blu-ray Disc and DVD August 30 from Magnolia Home Entertainment under the Magnet Label. With standout performances from David Hyde Pierce (“Frasier”) and Clayne Crawford (“24”), The Perfect Host takes viewers on a suspense-filled ride revealing just how far people are willing to go to satisfy their needs.

From the producers of the Saw franchise and Poltergeist, The Perfect Host, follows Warwick Wilson (Pierce), in a performance described “as delicious as the duck Warwick serves at dinner” (Twitch Film), the meticulously perfect host who receives an unexpected dinner guest in John Taylor (Crawford), a bank robber on the run. Yet Taylor gets more then bargained for when he rings Warwick’s doorbell. As the night wears on, secrets are revealed and it becomes clear that nothing is quite as it seems.

An official selection at the Sundance Film Festival, Fantasia International Film Festival and the Sitges Film Festival, co-writers Nick Tomnay and Krishna Jones have created “a seamlessly crafted story that keeps you guessing with every scene” (Slug Magazine). Loaded with special features, The Perfect Host Blu-ray Disc and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $29.98 and $26.98, respectively.

Warwick Wilson is the consummate host. The table is set and the duck is perfectly timed for 8:30 p.m. John Taylor is a career criminal. He’s just robbed a bank and needs to get off the streets. He finds himself on Warwick’s doorstep posing as a friend of a friend, new to Los Angeles, who’s been mugged and lost his luggage. As the wine flows and the evening progresses, it becomes clear that appearances can be deceiving.

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