Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
Today, Fox Searchlight debuted the trailer for Wild, the new film by director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club). With Reese Witherspoon in the lead role, the bio-pic drama chronicles the 1,100-mile solo hike of Cheryl Strayed, a recovering heroin addict from Oregon. Based on Strayed’s best-selling memoir, the film will focus on this journey of […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
Here is a look at “Young Ones,” directed by Jake Paltrow (Gwyneth’s younger brother), starring Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning and Kodi Smit-McPhee. It received mixed reviews when it premiered at Sundance in January. However, IndieWire seemed to like it, saying it is Nicholas Hoult’s best performance to date. In May of this year, […]
Here comes the teaser trailer for Foxcatcher, the new film from Moneyball director Bennett Miller. The poster for the film featuring Channing Tatum, front and center, was reveled just a few days ago. Now, equally intriguing is the intense, mysterious trailer. This biographical crime-drama is based on the true story of Mark Schultz, a driven Olympic wrestler […]
Most actors might be terrified at the prospect of having their first real on-camera performance be directed by Dirty Harry himself, Clint Eastwood, but most actors aren’t Renée Marino. A talented triple threat who’s been burning up the stage for years in productions of everything from West Side Story to High School Musical, Marino makes her […]
Posted on 30. Jun, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
BLUEBIRD, the award winning debut from writer/director Lance Edmands, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to support an independent North American release. The film stars John Slattery, Amy Morton, Louisa Krause, Emily Meade, Adam Driver, and Margo Martindale. About the Film: BLUEBIRD explores the interconnectedness of a small logging town in the northern reaches of Maine. […]
Posted on 26. Jun, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
From the director of YOU’RE NEXT and featuring a standout, badass performance by Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”), comes THE GUEST: a tense, action-packed and unpredictable film like everything and nothing you’ve ever seen before. Empire Magazine called it “a demented action-horror hybrid of sci-fi conspiracy thriller and gore-fest”, and Vanity Fair US said, “THE […]
They say everybody loves a Jersey Boy… and by they, we mean muscle tees that you find on the Seaside Heights Boardwalk hanging next to the neon tube tops and beer funnels touting Jersey, Only The Strong Survive. But while we like to kid here at Brave New Hollywood, there might in fact be some […]
For all of its PC-flag waving and pat-itself-on-the-back-inclusiveness, it’s pretty much still an unspoken rule around Hollywood that handsome leading men should stay firmly entrenched in that proverbial closet. Fortunately, actors like Neil Patrick Harris, Zachary Quinto, and Jim Parsons seem to have ignored the memo, establishing A-list careers and all but shattering the myth […]
Usually it’s an actress’s wardrobe malfunction or a megalomaniacal director’s off the cuff comments that sets hearts and pulses aflutter at The Cannes Film Festival, but sometimes the work itself can capture this fickle crowd’s attention through the sheer power of visionary filmmaking. Such is the case with Ukrainian writer director, Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy and his […]