News/Blog: Monthly Archives: January 2018

'January 2018 New Releases: Best Deals'

¡Saludos desde España! From the Oscar-winning Belle Epoque and the superbly sexy Jamón Jamón to Julio Medem at his quirky best, Olive has some of Spain’s finest film offerings this January. We’ve compiled this guide to help you find where to buy them at the best prices. Just click the links in the prices below … Continue reading January 2018 New Releases: Best Deals

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January 30, 2018

'With All Due Credit: The Facts of Life'

Design legend Saul Bass lends his motion graphic talents to the madcap Bob Hope and Lucille Ball romance The Facts of Life. Bass’ signature style is on full display in these credits, matching the zany comedic performances from the two leads. You can take home The Facts of Life on DVD and Blu-ray. With All Due Credit archive: The Stranger … Continue reading With All Due Credit: The Facts of Life

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January 28, 2018

'Color Palette: Bound'

Is your New Year’s Cinematic Resolution to watch more LGBT films? Check out Bound (1996). Rather than emphasizing the green allure of the cash strung up across the room, the Wachowskis’ neo-noir thriller Bound instead keeps a palette of neutral tones, paying homage to the milky black and white shades of its film noir predecessors. Bound (1996) Directed by … Continue reading Color Palette: Bound

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January 25, 2018

'Pause It: Letters to Father Jacob'

PAUSE IT: What do you see? There’s an air of suspense as a woman (Kaarina Hazard) grapples with a home intruder (Jukka Keinonen) in director Klaus Härö’s Letters to Father Jacob (2009). A newly released convicted murderer, Leila clasps her hand tightly over his mouth to prevent him from crying out. Such is her skill … Continue reading Pause It: Letters to Father Jacob

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January 23, 2018

'114 years of Cary Grant'

  Cary Grant, born Archibald Leach, lived an illustrious life that impacted millions, and today marks what would have been his 114th birthday. His biography is peppered with stories that show his kindness and strong priciples. In honor of him, we’d like to share a few of those stories and how they relate to some … Continue reading 114 years of Cary Grant

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January 18, 2018

'Pause It: The Wedding Banquet'

PAUSE IT: What do you see? A picture from a wedding photo montage of happy couple Wei-Wei (May Chin) and Wai-Tung Gao (Winston Chao) in director Ang Lee’s The Wedding Banquet (1993). But wait — the nuptial bliss of the photo belies a deeper and unhappy truth. In order to please his traditional Taiwanese parents, … Continue reading Pause It: The Wedding Banquet

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January 12, 2018

'Olive Films Announces January 2018 Titles'

¡Saludos desde España! From the Oscar-winning Belle Epoque and the superbly sexy Jamón Jamón to Julio Medem at his quirky best, Olive has some of Spain’s finest film offerings this January. These DVDs and Blu-rays will all be available to own on January 30th. Preorder now!   BELLE EPOQUE (1992) PENÉLOPE CRUZ (Volver, Vicky Cristina … Continue reading Olive Films Announces January 2018 Titles

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January 4, 2018

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