Thursday, August 27, 2015

Olive Films Announce Their October Blu-ray Releases

Olive Films has announced their planned Blu-ray releases for October, with some horror titles among them. The titles pictured below are scheduled to be released on October 27, 2015.

Breeders (1986)
Breeders 1986 Blu-ray Olive Films

When five Manhattan women are accosted under mysterious circumstances, the police think they have got a twisted serial rapist on their hands. But as Detective Dale Androtti (Lance Lewman) and Dr. Gamble Pace (Teresa Farley) soon discover, the reality is much worse. Tracing the source of the attacks underground, they find an unstoppable alien presence that has infested an abandoned subway system and begun to reproduce itself by impregnating human women.

"Breeders" was written and directed by Tim Kincaid ("Robot Holocaust" and "Bad Girls Dormitory").

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A Black Veil For Lisa (1968)

A Black Veil For Lisa 1968 Blu-ray Olive Films

When a narcotics detective (John Mills) finds out that his beautiful wife (Luciana Paluzzi) is cheating on him, he hires a professional hitman to bump her off. However, things don't go quite according to plan.

The film was directed by Massimo Dallamano.

Dr. Terrors House of Horrors (1965)

Dr. Terror's House of Horrors 1965 Blu-ray Olive Films

Five men enter a train carriage in London bound for Bradley, and are joined by a sixth, the mysterious Doctor Schreck (Peter Cushing) whose name, he mentions, is German for "terror". During the journey, the doctor opens his pack of Tarot cards (which he calls his "House of Horrors") and proceeds to reveal the destinies of each of the travelers. This provides the framework to tell five horror stories.

"Dr. Terror's House of Horrors" was directed by veteran horror director, Freddie Francis and written by Milton Subotsky. The films stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough ("Batman"), Bernard Lee ("Dr. No"), Donald Sutherland, Jeremy Kemp ("A Bridge Too Far") and Judy Cornwell ("Keeping Up Appearances").

Sometimes They Come Back (1991)

Sometimes They Come Back 1991 Blu-ray Olive Films Stephen King

This adaptation of Stephen King's thriller is about a teacher (Tim Matheson) who returns to his hometown after 27 years. Soon he is tormented by ghosts of the dead teens who killed his brother years before.

The film stars Tim Matheson ("Animal House"), Brooke Adams ("Invasion of the Body Snatchers" '78),  Robert Rusler ("Cherry 2000") and William Sanderson ("Blade Runner"). The film was directed by Tom McLoughlin ("Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI").

The Deadly Bees (1966)

The Deadly Bees 1966 Blu-ray Olive Films

Pop singer Vicki Robbins (Suzanna Leigh) collapses from exhaustion and takes a vacation on a small resort island. She soon meets Mr. Hargrove (Guy Doleman), a difficult man with a failing marriage who owns the resort and keeps bees as a hobby. Charming Manfred (Frank Finlay), who also lives on the island, keeps bees as well, and he soon strikes up a friendship with Vicki. However, when first a dog and then Hargrove's wife are killed by bee stings, Vicki discovers that someone on the island is breeding a strain of killer bees, and she has to find out who is responsible and what can be done before they kill again.

The film was directed by Freddie Francis ("Dr. Terror's House of Horrors," "Girly").

Phase IV (1974)

Phase IV 1974 Blu-ray Olive Films

The story concerns two scientists who install themselves in an ant-proof dome full of computer equipment that interprets the ants' communications. When the men spread yellow poison over the area, annihilating millions of ants, the surviving ants find an antidote to the poison and, even stronger, they strike back.

The film stars Nigel Davenport ("Chariots of Fire", Michael Murphy ("Batman Returns") and Lynne Frederick ("Voyage of the Damned"). The film was directed by Saul Bass.