News/Blog: Monthly Archives: May 2015

'Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Part 4'

Actresses of Hollywood’s bygone era are indelibly linked to the film genre know as “noir.” But, don’t discount the brilliance on display by many of today’s actresses and filmmakers who have dabbled in this genre. And, what would a good noir be without shadowed exteriors, tilted camera angles, deep focus photography and the femme fatale … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Part 4

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May 7, 2015

'Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Part 3'

Contrary to popular belief, Mom enjoys a good Western just as much as Dad. Proof positive are several Olive Films titles with outstanding lead performances by some of the best actresses of their generation. Watch Passengers (2016) Joan Crawford and Mercedes McCambridge shoot it out in JOHNNY GUITAR: This one-of-a-kind western stars Joan Crawford as … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Part 3

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May 5, 2015

'Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Part 2'

Read our Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Part 1 (Romance) here. How many times have you said “Mom sure could use a laugh today?” Well, make her Mother’s Day with these comedies courtesy of Olive Films. The charming and urbane Cary Grant is teamed with the lovely and talented Doris Day in THAT TOUCH OF MINK: … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Part 2

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May 3, 2015

'Celebrate May Day'

May Day – definition – noun 1) May 1, celebrated in many countries as a traditional springtime festival or as an international day honoring workers. 2) A connection to the Labor/Communism/Socialist/Anarchist movements. It is also known as “International Workers’ Day.” This May Day, try our selection of Red Scare and anti-communist titles: Red Menace, Shack Out … Continue reading Celebrate May Day

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May 1, 2015

'Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Part 1'

M is for the million things she does for you. O is for Olive Films releases you’ll give Mom to celebrate her special day. M is for the money you’ll save by shopping at OliveFilms.com. From the Duke and the Queen of Technicolor in John Ford‘s THE QUIET MAN to the musical drama YOUNG AT … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Part 1

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