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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:21 am 

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What was the exact search term you entered? Just searching Borowczyk only brings up photos of him. Nothing shocking...


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:55 pm 

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May titles according to Best Buy:

The Savage Innocents (1960)
Money from Home (1953)
Deja Vu (1985)
Shag (1989)


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:49 pm 
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Has The Savage Innocents been recently restored?


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:37 am 
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vidussoni wrote:
Money from Home (1953)

Hopefully this means more Martin & Lewis (and possibily the other solo Jerry flicks eg Cinderfella and Disorderly Orderly) down the line.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:37 am 

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So did I miss something? Was the Signature line a failed experiment? No new Signature Editions since November (when there had been two a month).


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:12 pm 
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There's at least one more in the pipeline


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:24 am 

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They responded to my tweet a month ago saying a few were planned for Fall 2017. I'm wondering if that will be the pattern for this line.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:07 pm 
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Money from Home has been confirmed as not including a 3D viewing option. A disappointment after their release of Dragonfly Squadron had a great 3D presentation.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:06 pm 
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Hopefully Invasion of the Body Snatchers is expected to get a Sigmature release.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Fri May 05, 2017 9:44 am 

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Wowhd.co.uk have most of the Olive Films for a reduced price at the moment, also the Borowczyk BD:s.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Fri May 05, 2017 3:29 pm 

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captveg wrote:
Money from Home has been confirmed as not including a 3D viewing option. A disappointment after their release of Dragonfly Squadron had a great 3D presentation.


Well, DRAGONFLY SQUADRON came from the 3D Film Archive; Olive was really just acting as their distributor. MONEY FROM HOME, on the other hand, is coming from Paramount.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Fri May 05, 2017 3:38 pm 
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If Paramount had licensed it to Kino it would have a 3D release. Bob Furmanek had posted rather pointed remarks about this around the time of my post that you quoted, but ultimately deleted them to not be seen as bagging on Olive too much.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed May 10, 2017 3:13 pm 
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vidussoni wrote:
May titles according to Best Buy:

The Savage Innocents (1960)
Money from Home (1953)
Deja Vu (1985)
Shag (1989)


These are all now coming up as end of June releases on Best Buy's site.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:27 pm 
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perkizitore wrote:
Has The Savage Innocents been recently restored?

Olive officially announced the June releases and it seems The Savage Innocents is barebones, but it is
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NEWLY restored from the original VistaVision negative.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:16 pm 
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As far as I can tell this was not a VistaVision title. This is worth mentioning because VistaVision had a 1.85:1 aspect ratio, while Savage Innocents was 2.35:1. I'm pretty sure Ray recorded and released his film in Technirama, which--like VistaVision--used a "lazy 8" process, though the lens was anamorphic. It's also worth noting that the film was also released in select venues in Technirama 70, which was a 70mm print-up process that produced a 2.20:1 aspect ratio (like Todd-AO).

I guess my questions are, do we know what aspect ratio of this DVD release, and is 2.35:1 or 2.20:1 the preferred ratio?


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:25 pm 

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could there have been a dupe negative produced in VistaVision?


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:30 pm 
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beamish13 wrote:
could there have been a dupe negative produced in VistaVision?

Well, if there was a standard VistaVision dupe, and not an anamorphic Technirama dupe, this means that it would be severely cropped on the sides.

I think what Olive meant by VistaVision was the sideways "lazy 8" print, at least I hope. But it might be worth keeping an eye on just in case the released is cropped.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:20 pm 
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vidussoni wrote:
The Savage Innocents (1960)

Beaver.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:51 pm 
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Beautiful transfer, and in correct AR too. I wonder who they license it from though. Any chance MoC will update their edition with this new restoration?


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:22 am 
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From Paramount.

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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:04 pm 
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STREET DATE: AUGUST 29.

Blu-rays:

The Wedding Banquet (Ang Lee, 1993)

Special Features:
    "A Forbidden Passion" Featurette
    Original theatrical trailer
    Optional English subtitles

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Hell Up in Harlem (Larry Cohen, 1973)

Special Features:
    NEW audio commentary with director Larry Cohen, moderated by Steve Mitchell, director of the upcoming documentary King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen.
    Optional English SDH subtitles

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Flipper Seasons One (1964-1965) and Two (1965-1966)

With optional English SDH subtitles.

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The Stranger (Orson Welles, 1946)

Special Features:
    NEW Audio Commentary by Nora Fiore
    "The Stranger: Murderers Among Us" – essay by Dr. Jennifer Lynde Barker
    Optional English SDH subtitles

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DVDs:

The Island of Dr. Moreau (Don Taylor. 1977)

Special Features:
    NEW audio commentary with Jeff Belanger and Dr. Dreck
    "The Island of Doctor Moreau as Theological Grotesque" – essay by Gorman Beauchamp
    Optional English SDH subtitles

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Dracula in Vegas (Nick Millard, 1999)

Special Features:
    Audio commentary with director Nick Millard, Irmi Millard, and Slasher // Video's Jesus Terán
    Interview with director Nick Millard and Producer Irmi Millard
    Photo Gallery
    Trailer
    Optional English SDH subtitles

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Spirits of the Somme (Bob Carruthers. 2012)

With optional English SDH subtitles.

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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:01 pm 
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A lot of solid entries for the Worst cover thread.

If The Stranger is at least on par with the Kino disc I'll be buying it for the added subtitles alone.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:09 pm 
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Here is the Beaver's review/comparison of The Stranger


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:50 am 

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More than a tad disappointing is right.


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 Post subject: Re: Olive Films
PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:57 am 
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The Kino looks great and resembles the 35mm print I saw. Don't know why the blu-ray.com review slagged it a bit.


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