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'Olive Films continues streak of silent film gems with Blu-ray debut of William S. Hart in Wagon Tracks (1919)'

  Chicago, IL – Olive Films, a boutique theatrical and home entertainment distribution label dedicated to bringing independent, foreign, and classic films to DVD and Blu-ray, has announced that January 24th will be the release date of six new titles, including the first William S. Hart film to hit Blu-ray, Wagon Tracks (1919). “William S. … Continue reading Olive Films continues streak of silent film gems with Blu-ray debut of William S. Hart in Wagon Tracks (1919)




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January 4, 2017

'Olive Team Picks: Favorite Olive Films Titles of 2016'

  As 2016 comes to a close, so does another year’s catalog of classic Hollywood, independent, and foreign gems. Here are our personal favorite titles released by us in the last year. We left Olive Signature releases out of the running, because we thought you’d rather not read all of our takes on Johnny Guitar. … Continue reading Olive Team Picks: Favorite Olive Films Titles of 2016




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December 31, 2016

'Olive’s Favorite Films for the Holidays'

  Happy Holidays from Olive Films! At Olive Films, we believe in film’s power to bring people together. We know that a film can turn any night into a wonderful shared experience between generations. With that in mind, here are some films that we think would be perfect to watch with your family during the holidays. … Continue reading Olive’s Favorite Films for the Holidays




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December 16, 2016

'Olive Films Announces February 2017 Titles'

Adventure, excitement, and drama abound in our selection of new titles for this February! We have a piece of endearing camp, an under-appreciated serial, a heartwarming modern drama, and some hard-to-find favorites.   KING SOLOMON’S MINES (1985) RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN (The Towering Inferno, Julius Caesar) SHARON STONE (Basic Instinct, Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold) HERBERT … Continue reading Olive Films Announces February 2017 Titles




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December 9, 2016

'February 2017 Crossword'

  Ready to test your film knowledge and get a sneak peek of what we have planned for February? The clues that reveal what titles are slated for February 21st are marked with an asterisk and the words “Olive Feb” and the corresponding format. All other clues are just for some fun trivia. Good luck and … Continue reading February 2017 Crossword




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December 8, 2016

'December 2016 New Releases: Best Deals'

This December brings a short but sweet list of new releases from us. We have three new titles for you, each of them interesting for their own reasons: Brazil (1944), Cheers for Miss Bishop (1940), and Borderless (2014). These are all available now, which is perfect timing for any holiday shopping. You may notice that some of today’s releases are out of stock … Continue reading December 2016 New Releases: Best Deals




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December 6, 2016

'Ultimate Olive Films Gift Guide'

Streaming platforms may dominate the conversation for most of the year, but is it too impersonal to give a streaming service subscription as a gift? This holiday season, physical media reigns– DVDs and Blu-rays of your loved one’s old and new favorite films make the perfect gifts.  Some of this year’s most thoughtful gifts come … Continue reading Ultimate Olive Films Gift Guide




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'11/21 Film of the Week: Alice’s Restaurant'

  Hello and welcome to our film of the week! It’s where we look at some facts, quotes, and reviews for some of our favorite movies.  For every film we discuss, we encourage you to share with us your thoughts on it. You can share your review with us on Facebook, Letterboxd, or email it to fans@olivefilms.com. If … Continue reading 11/21 Film of the Week: Alice’s Restaurant




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November 21, 2016

'Olive Films Announces January 2017 Titles'

  We’re kicking off the New Year with six new titles, four of which are new to DVD! Coming to DVD on January 24th are Hooperman Season 1 and Hooperman Season 2, and coming to DVD and Blu-ray on January 24th are The Men’s Club (1986), Sabotage (1939), Wagon Tracks (1919), and Boy, Did I … Continue reading Olive Films Announces January 2017 Titles




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November 18, 2016

'January 2017 Crossword'

Ready to test your film knowledge and get a sneak peek of what we have planned for January? The clues that reveal what titles are slated for January 24th are marked with an asterisk and the words “Olive Jan” and the corresponding format. All other clues are just for some fun trivia. Good luck and happy … Continue reading January 2017 Crossword




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November 16, 2016

'November 2016 New Releases: Best Deals'

  Today’s the day! You can finally get your hands on all of our November titles, from J’accuse (1938) and Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) to our Olive Signature editions of Macbeth (1948) and Hannie Caulder (1971). You may notice that some of today’s releases are out of stock in some places. If you’ve been having difficulties … Continue reading November 2016 New Releases: Best Deals




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November 15, 2016

'Veterans Day'

To all our men and women who have served in the military and their families, thank you for your service and sacrifice. In honor of Veterans Day, we decided to share with you some actors who served in the military themselves, spanning many branches, conflicts, and roles. Some of these you may have seen us … Continue reading Veterans Day




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November 11, 2016

'Olive Films to Release Abel Gance’s J’accuse (1938) on DVD and Blu-ray for the First Time Ever'

Chicago, IL – Olive Films, a boutique theatrical and home entertainment distribution label dedicated to bringing independent, foreign, and classic films to DVD and Blu-ray, has announced that November 15th will be the Blu-ray debuts of seven films. Included among these is the DVD and Blu-ray debut of the Abel Gance-directed masterpiece J’accuse (1938). “As … Continue reading Olive Films to Release Abel Gance’s J’accuse (1938) on DVD and Blu-ray for the First Time Ever




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October 19, 2016

'October New Releases: Best Deals'

  Today’s the day! Here’s one of your last chances to stock up on the newest horror blu-rays before Halloween rolls around, including The Return of Dracula and Special Effects. You may notice that some of today’s releases are out of stock in some places. So, we’ve compiled this guide to help you find not only … Continue reading October New Releases: Best Deals




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October 18, 2016

'Olive Films Announces December 2016 Titles'

  This December, it’s going to be a short but sweet list of new releases from us. We’ll be bringing you three new titles, all of them interesting for their own reasons: Brazil (1944), Cheers for Miss Bishop (1940), and Borderless (2014). These will be available beginning December 6th, perfect timing for any pro-active holiday shoppers. They’re … Continue reading Olive Films Announces December 2016 Titles




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October 5, 2016

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