The Atoning: Stylish, Falls Flat – Film Review

By Thursday, August 31, 2017 Permalink 0

"Any progress?" "Not really." And with that exchange between husband and wife 20 minutes into THE ATONING, we're off to a slow start for something to happen. Writer/Director Michael Williams clearly made this flick in the mode of THE SHINING.  A good looking film set in the most perfectly decorated isolated farmhouse this side of a Crate and ...

The Atoning: Horror Film Trailer Released

By Sunday, August 20, 2017 Permalink 0

This week came the trailer for The Atoning, a new indie horror film, released by Gravitas Ventures. The film stars: Virginia Newcomb (soon to be seen in Jumanji ), Michael LaCour (Texas Heart), and Cannon Bosarge (Bonnie & Clyde, TV series), and it is written, and directed by Michael Williams (OzLand). Don’t be fooled by its relatively unknown ...

Letters From Baghdad: The True Story of Gertrude Bell and Iraq – Our Documentary Pick

By Thursday, June 8, 2017 Permalink 0

We have been blessed, here at Brave New Hollywood, lately, with a row of  documentary films, and the film we must bring to your attention is one that is loved by us and many critics online. Letters From Baghdad (distributed by Vitagraph Films) is an important, entertaining film we highly recommend. It is the untold story ...

Director John Sayles: Sierra Spirit Award Recipient | MLFF 2017

By Monday, June 5, 2017 Permalink 0

American independent film director, writer, actor and novelist, John Sayles, talks about receiving the Sierra Spirit Award at this year’s Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, in this video, shot in Mammoth Lakes, California. In this exclusive interview with Brave New Hollywood, the veteran director known for his independent films such as Lone Star (1996), Limbo (1999), City ...

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival 2017: Preview of This Year’s Lineup

By Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Permalink 1

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival 2017 announced the line up for this year’s competition, including special events honoring iconic filmmakers John Sayles (Limbo) and Tommy Chong (Up in Smoke). The five-day festival screens independent features and shorts in the gorgeous eastern Sierra settings of Mammoth Lakes, from May 24 until May 28, 2017, Memorial Day weekend. Mammoth Lakes Film Festival 2017 ...

Mohsen Namjoo and Lars Ulrich of Metallica Star in Radio Dreams – Indie Film Trailer

By Monday, May 15, 2017 Permalink 0

Radio Dreams (starring Mohsen Namjoo) exhibits the bizarre experience of immigrants pursuing dreams in their new country, the United Sates, blending dashes of honesty, art, and socio-political topicality served up in an ingenious, offbeat transmission. Watch the trailer for the film below. Radio Dreams dives into the strange and very real world of PARS-FM – a Persian radio station (broadcasting in Farsi) and ...

CHASING EVEL: THE ROBBIE KNIEVEL STORY | First Look Trailer

By Thursday, April 20, 2017 Permalink 0

This week, Thunderbird Entertainment released a first look at the trailer for Chasing Evel: The Robbie Knievel Story in ahead of its premiere at the Nashville Film Festival. The film was just nominated for Best Feature Documentary at Edmonton's NorthWestFest, where it will have its Canadian premiere on May 12th. The documentary is based on the life and career of ...

THE PROMISE Movie Premieres in Los Angeles – Red Carpet Video

By Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Permalink 0

The red carpet premiere of The Promise movie took place on April 12, 2017, at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, California. Stars of the film Christian Bale, Angela Sarafyan, Shohereh Aghdashloo, along with writer and director Terry George, attended the star-studded premiere which brought out superstar guests like Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian, ...