News/Blog: Monthly Archives: September 2013

'Olive Films has had a busy September…'

We have released 10 new titles in the month of September! Stay tuned for our Spooktacular “31 Days of Horror” where we will spotlight many of our favorite scary, spine-tingling, and fun films to add to the Halloween mood! Titles such as Amer, Cujo, and Invasion of the Body Snatchers will be featured this month. So … Continue reading Olive Films has had a busy September…

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September 30, 2013

'Huge New Release Day (10 titles!)'

These 10 Blu-ray titles hit the streets today (Tues, Sept. 24th) and are available at the olive films website and other reputable outlets. Betty Boop – The Essential Collection v2 The Americano Ambush At Cimarron Pass Shack Out On 101 The Big Combo Plunder Road Guest Wife The Fighting Kentuckian Tam Lin Playing For Time All of … Continue reading Huge New Release Day (10 titles!)

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September 24, 2013

'Raquel Welch stops everyone in their tracks at the pre-Emmy party!'

73 year old Raquel Welch attended the 2013 Emmy Awards pre-party in a stunning leopard print dress.  Raquel has only improved with age.  Check her out in these Olive Films titles: Hannie Caulder (available on Blu-Ray or DVD) The Magic Christian (available on Blu-Ray or DVD)          

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September 23, 2013

'8 Cylinder Film with a 2 Cylinder Budget'

Shack Out on 101, starring Terry Moore, Lee Marvin and Frank Lovejoy, is one of the most entertaining Red-Scare Film Noirs residing in our library. Don’t let the small production fool you – the dialogue and writing is where it’s at! Here are some of our favorite quotes from the film: Prof. Sam Bastion [Frank … Continue reading 8 Cylinder Film with a 2 Cylinder Budget

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September 20, 2013

'Happy Birthday To Jack Warden!'

Jack Warden was born in Newark NJ in 1920 and was reared in Louisville, KY. He is a D-Day survivor and has served in three branches of the United States Armed Forces. After shattering his leg in England while night para-trooping, he returned to the United States and studied acting utilizing the G.I. Bill Of … Continue reading Happy Birthday To Jack Warden!

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September 18, 2013

'New Release Day!'

These three Blu-ray titles hit the streets today (Tues, Sept. 17th) and are available at the olive films website and other reputable outlets. The Atomic City Escape From Zahrain Riot

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September 17, 2013

'Happy 60th Birthday to Kurt Fuller!'

Happy 60th Birthday to Kurt Fuller! Kurt appears in “The Running Man” along with all-star (and multi talented) cast:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Marica Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown, Jesse Ventura, Mick Fleetwood, Dweezil Zappa, and Richard Dawson. The film was directed by Paul Michael Glaser (of Starsky & Hutch fame). Working with this mutli talented group … Continue reading Happy 60th Birthday to Kurt Fuller!

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September 16, 2013

'Remebering Ray Dolby – The Audio Pioneer'

Ray Dolby, the man who transformed cinema by inventing Dolby Digital surround sound, died on Thursday at the age of 80. His contributions to film industry and home entertainment are countless and have changed the movie-going experience forever. What’s your most memorable surround sound experience at the movies?

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September 13, 2013

'Happy Birthday to Brian DePalma !'

Olive Films would like to congratulate Brian DePalma on his birthday and US release of his new film in close to five years, Passion! On this day film director Brian DePalma (Carrie, Dressed to Kill) was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1940. His new film, Passion, is a stylish remake of Alain Corneau’s 2010 … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Brian DePalma !

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September 11, 2013

'September will be busy for Olive Films with 13 titles due for release this month!'

  Follow this link for Glenn Erickson’s (‘DVD Savant’) excellent review of our Blu-ray for The Atomic City which will be released NEXT TUESDAY, September 17th along with Blu-ray titles for: Escape From Zahrain and Riot!

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'How do you remember Burgess Meredith?'

“I was born a character actor. I was never really a leading man type.” – Burgess Meredith. On this date in 1997, Burgess Meredith died. His sixty year acting career earned him many accolades, Academy Award and Emmy nominations. Depending on your generation – he is remembered as “The Penguin” on the “Batman” television series, … Continue reading How do you remember Burgess Meredith?

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September 10, 2013

'In Case You Missed It!'

  Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye starring James Cagney, was released last Tuesday on DVD and Blu-ray. Read the New York Times review and Combustible Celluloid reviews below: New York Times | Combustible Celluloid

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September 4, 2013

'Before she was Lily Munster…'

Yvonne De Carlo (née Margaret Yvonne Littleton)  was Mrs. Louise Warren in the John Wayne Classic, McClintock! McClintock! on DVD  McClintock! on Blu-Ray Ms. De Carlo would have been 91 years old on Sunday.

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September 3, 2013

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