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Near Silent Complexities of The Quiet Man on Olive Films

By Tony Williams. The Quiet Man (1952) is another excellent addition to that fine series of DVDs released by Olive Films in its Signature editions. Already acclaimed for its reissue and restoration of classics such as Body and Soul (1925), Force of Evil (1948), and Twilight’s Last Gleaming (1977), the company is now engaging in the reissue […]

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Girl Asleep: An Interview with Director Rosemary Myers

By Anna Weinstein. Described by Variety as a “strange, savvy, big-hearted teen adventure,” Rosemary Myers’ debut film, Girl Asleep, is the story of a young girl navigating the frightening forest of adolescence. Myers describes this forest as “a place where characters go into the wild,” where they’re forced to confront deep, dark things and ultimately […]

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Compleat Welles, in “Drops of Sorrow”: Macbeth on Olive Films

By Tony Williams. Humorously referred to by one academic as “Shakespeare Rides Again” due to Macbeth’s origins in Herbert J. Yates’s Republic Studios and having several familiar locations such as the cave used in the final sequences of Passage West (1951) as well as Macbeth and Banquo on horseback in the opening scenes, Orson Welles’s […]

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