News/Blog: Monthly Archives: May 2016

'Films To Do Your Taxes To'

  Happy (?) Tax Season from Olive Films! We hope everyone has had a blast filling out their taxes this year. As hard as it might be to take a break from all that fun, here are some films about taxes and/or accountants that would pair well with an intense personal accounting session.   IN … Continue reading Films To Do Your Taxes To

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May 29, 2016

'Memorial Day'

To all our men and women who serve in the military, thank you for your service and sacrifice. It’s easy to think of Memorial Day as just the unofficial start of summer, full of swimming and BBQs. We’d like to remind everyone to also take some time to pause and reflect on the men and … Continue reading Memorial Day

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May 27, 2016

'Pause It: Sands of Iwo Jima'

    PAUSE IT: What do you see? Actor John Wayne in Allan Dwan’s Sands of Iwo Jima (1949). John Wayne appeared in numerous iconic war films, so many people are surprised to hear that he never actually served in the military himself. This Memorial Day weekend, Olive Films takes time out to remember those … Continue reading Pause It: Sands of Iwo Jima

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'Happy Birthday to John Wayne'

Watch movie online Movie Below Her Mouth (2017)   “I stick to simple themes. Love. Hate. No nuances. I stay away from psychoanalyst’s couch scenes. Couches are good for one thing.” At Olive Films, we know that there’s nothing quite like sitting down to watch a great John Wayne film. Did you know that Duke … Continue reading Happy Birthday to John Wayne

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May 26, 2016

'Olive Films August Crossword'

We’re very excited to announce our August titles. There are a lot here that we know fans have been waiting patiently for. Ready to test your film knowledge and get a sneak peek of what we have planned for August? The clues that reveal what titles are slated for August 16 are marked with an asterisk … Continue reading Olive Films August Crossword

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'Pause It: The Private Affairs of Bel Ami'

PAUSE IT: What do you see? Actress Angela Lansbury, pictured here, co-stars alongside George Sanders in director Albert Lewin’s The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1946). Lansbury’s photo is prominently displayed in the lid of Sanders’ old-fashioned cigarette case. This magnified image is what is known as an insert shot. Traditionally, insert shots have been … Continue reading Pause It: The Private Affairs of Bel Ami

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May 20, 2016

'Olive Films Announces July 2016 Titles'

  What do John Wayne, Tupac, Tim Roth, Danny DeVito, Craig Wasson, and James Arness have in common? They’re all actors featured in our July titles! We’re happy to announce that the following July Blu-rays are now available to preorder through the links below.   THE RATINGS GAME (1984)   The Ratings Game stars Danny … Continue reading Olive Films Announces July 2016 Titles

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May 16, 2016

'Great Films from Great Plays'

  With the Tony nominations just announced, we thought this would be a perfect time to take a look at some of the wonderful films inspired by plays. With their original debuts spanning from 1599 to 1976, these films represent centuries of fantastic theater.   MACBETH – first performed in 1611   We’re kicking the … Continue reading Great Films from Great Plays

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May 6, 2016

'July 2016 Crossword'

Ready to test your film knowledge and get a sneak peek of what we have planned for July? The clues that reveal what titles are slated for July 19 are marked with an asterisk and the words “Olive July Release.” All other clues are just for some fun trivia. Good luck and happy puzzle solving! … Continue reading July 2016 Crossword

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May 3, 2016

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