With a visually appealing and creative style, and a large dollop of humor, Olive, the Other Reindeer makes for an entertaining viewing experience. Through her journey, Olive meets up with and befriends Martini, a streetwise penguin, who helps her overcome many obstacles along the way -- including an evil Postman who intends to Christmas canceled, and a bar full of patrons who scoff at her plan. Several people have written about Ms. If you like this movie you should feel bad. When they arrive at Arctic Junction, there is a one-hour wait for the next bus, so they go inside the restaurant for some food.
Comet gives her a ride home and Olive makes amends with Tim, who is glad that he does not care if she is different from other dogs. Adding to this, the original music by Michael Stipe and Christopher Tyng is so horribly catchy that it should be giving Fairytale of New York a run for its money. The voice work is excellent, and the style is outstanding. Only Scrooge would not be rooting for Olive and Martini to succeed in the course of this special, not least with the warm and winning voice work particularly Barrymore as our four-legged friend, Joe Pantoliano cast against type as good guy Martini, and Michael Stipe as one of Santa's reindeer - who has a very funny joke about Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Story Dog Oliver Drew Barrymore is getting excited as Christmas approached. Martini uses some zoo stationary to make a paper airplane and forces the postman off the road.
She runs into a penguin named Martini Joe Pantoliano that is selling fake watches. He lures Olive outside, saying that Santa is going to give her a flying test, then throws Olive inside his truck. Meanwhile, bound with packing tape and cardboard wings, the Postman is put in the penguin exhibit in the in place of Martini and Martini is put in charge of the mail, while everyone enjoys Christmas Day. Final thoughts Olive, the Other Reindeer is likely to appeal much more to adults than to kids; that's not to say that younger viewers won't enjoy the story and laugh at the characters, but adults are more likely to appreciate its wit. I finally watched this movie as of Thursday.
I really enjoyed this special when I was little, and revisiting it again after, ooh, six years I loved it as much as I did even then. Olive then walks sadly to the Junction. Before they leave, the Postman switches the toy bag with his own bag of and kidnaps Martini. Just thinking about it now, I feel certain that Olive must have helped Santa save Christmas. The patrons apologize for their behavior and Round John Virgin offers Martini and Olive a ride to the North Pole in his vehicle, named. This is possibly the worst film ever created.
This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's. After pleading to Martini to help her, Martini rolls several pens along the ground, tripping up the Postman. Not like the mighty penguins in happy feet that help advocate free speech and freedom of expression. Olive arrives and convinces him that the mean letters are really from the Postman, since they have no postmark. Joe Pantoliano was hilarious as the penguin Martini, and Edward Asner is suitably merry as Santa. With the help of a little penguin named Martini, they accomplish their task while dodging the evil mailman who wants to stop Christmas. The team makes it into the air and Olive begins to fly.
The story is simple, sweet and subtley hilarious. Olive digs under the fence and proceeds to find Santa. Martini and Olive then catch the bus right before it leaves, with the Postman watching them drive away. New Drew Barrymore voice the role of Olive, the other reindeer. Back at the Junction, Martini then sees Olive and tells her that they found the waitress' clothes and asks how Olive got away. Actors All of the actors in this animated tale are voice only. I loved the postman, he makes the most deliciously evil bad-guy.
Some movies like Olive, the Other Reindeer: Clifford's Really Big Movie 2004 , Millionaire Dogs 1999 , Bartok the Magnificent 1999 , The Year Without a Santa Claus 1974 , Christmas Is Here Again 2007. But it wasn't in the same league as Groening's Simpsons episodes. He feels bad and they decide to help. The matching attributes are highlighted in bold. Olive digs under the fence, and proceeds to find Santa. Production Company Duration mins : Country: not available Duration feet : Duration reels :.
The drag postman tricks Olive into going to the parking lot. This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project's. Barrymore brings a relentless cheerfulness to Olive and the various side kicks help. With so much war and moral decay in this world at present time, Christmas has become my favourite time of the year. Looking around, she finds a package, addressed to her, that helps get her out of it. On the bus, Olive and Martini talk to an Inuit couple and driver Richard Stans. At the core, I am a die hard horror nut and general cinema lover all round.
Then she Tells Martini that she missed the bus and he should've gone without him. Disc Olive the Other Reindeer is a PlayStation game completed in 2000, but released in 2001. He is placed with other penguins. The solid blocks of color, which are quite unforgiving of any noise or compression artifacts, look completely clean and crisp, with the colors looking bright and natural throughout the film. Lost in a fog, Olive guides them back to the North Pole by smelling the gingerbread cookies that Mrs. I was certainly in no fit state to help out. Olive finds a box from Deus ex machina.