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Mungo
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Re: Olive Films

#1801 Post by Mungo » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:48 pm

Beaver for The Hallelujah Trail; it looks terrible and may be an upscaled SD master

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Re: Olive Films

#1802 Post by tenia » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:13 pm

Wait, Olive is also using ALL CAPS SDH subs now ?

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Re: Olive Films

#1803 Post by Mungo » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:59 pm

Maybe they came with whatever older master they're using?

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Re: Olive Films

#1804 Post by domino harvey » Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:48 pm

This really does look bad. Thankfully it's the Hallelujah Trail, so nothing of value was lost

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Re: Olive Films

#1805 Post by Ribs » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:46 am

Olive will be handling the US release of Boorman's Hope and Glory, which Sony unexpectedly put out in the UK themselves as a barebones disc for its anniversary last year. It doesn't look like it'll be an Olive signature edition, which is a shame.

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Re: Olive Films

#1806 Post by AfterTheRain » Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:45 pm

Ribs wrote:Olive will be handling the US release of Boorman's Hope and Glory, which Sony unexpectedly put out in the UK themselves as a barebones disc for its anniversary last year. It doesn't look like it'll be an Olive signature edition, which is a shame.
I was hoping that Criterion or Shout Factory would put this out, as both would do a great job in terms of supplemental features. Since Olive will release it, I'll take a wait-and-see approach before making a commitment on upgrading my MGM DVD.

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Re: Olive Films

#1807 Post by Petty Bourgeoisie » Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:35 pm

Does anyone have advice regarding Godards Numero Deux ? Think this will ever see a Blu-ray release with some bonus materials? Or should I pick up the Olive DVD and just be thankful for that?

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Re: Olive Films

#1808 Post by WmS » Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:50 am

I say go for it. I don't see this getting upgraded anytime soon (though an HD MP4 is available on https://www.lacinetek.com/fr/tous-les-f ... x-vod.html for people in righter territories than me, but maybe it's amazing/maybe it's just an upscale). I don't see a blu-ray in any territory. Worldwide the DVDs look mostly out of print.

It's also from his least visually interesting era: he's experimenting with video & multiple monitors, but Comment Ca Va? is on Blu and it doesn't look amazing because of the filmstocks & how it's shot.

Of course, if you buy it then it will be out on Blu in a week. Thanks in advance!

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Re: Olive Films

#1809 Post by Ashirg » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:16 pm

5/29 releases -

Cold Turkey (1971)
Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

They are also releasing A Bucket of Blood (1959) only on DVD.

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Re: Olive Films

#1810 Post by domino harvey » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:37 pm

Something hinky is going on with Amazon and Olive. Some of Olive's releases are getting removed by Amazon for intellectual property violations...

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Re: Olive Films

#1811 Post by swo17 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:41 pm

This had happened previously with Force of Evil and I just received notification of the same about Secret Beyond the Door and the original release of Macbeth.

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