News/Blog: Monthly Archives: February 2015

'Catch Bruce Dern On Blu-ray'

Olive Films is proud to showcase the talent of Bruce Dern on Blu-ray and DVD with the release of The Wild Angels, Psych-Out, and 1969. The prolific actor turns in an array of performances across the three titles — as the Hells Angels biker “Loser” in The Wild Angels, Steve “The Seeker” in Psych-Out, and … Continue reading Catch Bruce Dern On Blu-ray

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February 27, 2015

'Two Beach Movies To Warm You Up This Winter'

We’re keeping warm with two beach genre favorites, BEACH BLANKET BINGO and MUSCLE BEACH PARTY, now available on DVD and, for the first time, Blu-ray. These films from a simpler time star two of the most popular performers of the era: Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. Frankie and Annette hit the beach for fun, sun … Continue reading Two Beach Movies To Warm You Up This Winter

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February 25, 2015

'Olive’s Oscar Picks: Best Female & Male Lead Actors'

The Academy Awards are two days away. As we wait in anticipation of this year’s ceremony, we bring you a list of some of the top male and female actors to have graced the big screen.   The nominees are… Tom Conti: Reuben, Reuben Nominated for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role   Rod Steiger: The … Continue reading Olive’s Oscar Picks: Best Female & Male Lead Actors

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February 20, 2015


There may be no better filmed expression of patriotic sentiment than Allan Dwan’s Sands of Iwo Jima, a film that is commonly regarded as the definitive WWII film. John Wayne earned a 1949 Best Actor Academy Award® nomination for one of his most iconic roles, as the battle-hardened leader of a squad of recruits. Haunted … Continue reading FEBRUARY 19, 2015 MARKS THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA

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February 19, 2015

'It’s too cold outside — stay in with a movie!'

Chances are you’re experiencing a cold winter blast this week. There’s no better reason to stay in, stay warm, and catch up on any number of films from a variety of genres. Here’s a list of suggested Olive Films titles. Robert Altman’s COME BACK TO THE 5 & DIME, JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN After directing a celebrated … Continue reading It’s too cold outside — stay in with a movie!

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'Olive’s Oscar Picks: Best Writing'

We’re now in the middle of awards season with the Academy Award ceremony right around the corner. At Olive Films, we offer a variety of films honored for their achievements by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Now’s the time to catch up and watch nominated films and winners from years past. To … Continue reading Olive’s Oscar Picks: Best Writing

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February 9, 2015

'Before Madea, there was Moms'

“The subject of Whoopi Goldberg’s documentary two years ago, “I’ve Got Something to Tell You,” Mabley was genuinely one of the great pioneers of black comedy (and of comedy period), and there isn’t a black comic today who doesn’t owe a huge debt to her.” – Sergio Mims, IndieWire   Born Loretta Mary Aiken in … Continue reading Before Madea, there was Moms

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February 4, 2015


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