|release date||October 16 2011|
|studio||Honey Tree Films|
|writer||Jennifer Nichole Porter|
|starring||Wayne Newton, Jennifer Nichole Porter, Scott Winters|
SynopsisThrough a series of events beyond her control, Maeve, a Blues musician, finds herself trapped in a sordid East Texas motel room with her violent husband, Colin, who, unbeknownst to her, has been released from prison early. Held hostage with her is Elijah, a professed Good Samaritan and fan of Maeve's, whose interest in her seems disproportionate to his claims. Colin has tracked Maeve down and waylaid her in order to apologize for his past behavior with a special present he's picked out just for her - a twisted surprise that opens a raw and anguished chapter of their shared history. But Colin's carefully laid plan is interrupted by an unexpected visit from his jailhouse girlfriend, Arlene, and the imminent arrival of her jealous, homicidal husband, Bud Sankey, whose sights are set on Colin.
Of all the mainstays in Las Vegas, there’s probably none more associated with Sin City than Mr. Las Vegas himself, Wayne Newton. Yeah, I’ve never heard of him, either. Probably because I’ve never been to Vegas, but I digress. Why do I mention a man who has made his career singing in Las Vegas casinos? Well, Mr. Newton has a cameo as a jealous, homicidal husband in Dana Packard’s 40 West, which has garnered several awards and nominations on the independent scene since it’s release in 2011. Aside from showcasing the man whose signature song was used in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, what else does the film offer? …Read More