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Cat Fly Film Fest, new Asheville film festival, puts spotlight on indie filmmakers

Cat Fly Film Fest, new Asheville film festival, puts spotlight on indie filmmakers

The new film festival is created by and for local indie film artists, with a focus on Asheville talent.

‘Dirty Dancing’ remake filmed around Asheville to air May 24 on ABC

‘Dirty Dancing’ remake filmed around Asheville to air May 24 on ABC

The “Dirty Dancing” remake stars Abigail Breslin as Baby and Colt Prattes as Johnny.

by January 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville film, feature
Southeastern Film Critics Association: ‘Moonlight’ best film of 2016

Southeastern Film Critics Association: ‘Moonlight’ best film of 2016

In other awards, Casey Affleck won Best Actor for “Manchester by the Sea” and Natalie Portman won Best Actress for “Jackie.”

by December 31, 2016 0 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Top 10 mosted-rented movies at Orbit DVD

Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Top 10 mosted-rented movies at Orbit DVD

Hovering just out of the top 10 are “The Witch,” “The Nice Guys,” “Black Mass” and “Game of Thrones Season 5.”

by December 14, 2016 0 comments Asheville film
‘Twilight’ movie actor to star in Asheville movie production

‘Twilight’ movie actor to star in Asheville movie production

Asheville-based Solis Films will be shooting the film around Asheville, Old Fort and Black Mountain starting Dec. 1.

by November 29, 2016 1 comment Asheville film, feature
Burger Bar in Asheville to host screening of ‘Wastedland 2’ on Sunday

Burger Bar in Asheville to host screening of ‘Wastedland 2’ on Sunday

The movie depicts a post apocalyptic world where the last few remaining inhabitants are the spirit animals of graffiti writers.

by November 1, 2016 1 comment Asheville film
Will Asheville see spotlight in new Zelda Fitzgerald film starring Jennifer Lawrence?

Will Asheville see spotlight in new Zelda Fitzgerald film starring Jennifer Lawrence?

Zelda Fitzgerald and eight other women died in Asheville in a tragic fire.

by October 25, 2016 5 comments Asheville film, feature
Movie screening at Fine Arts features score by Asheville composer Lovett

Movie screening at Fine Arts features score by Asheville composer Lovett

An audience Q&A with Ben Lovett will follow the film screening of “Synchronicity.”

‘Dirty Dancing’ filming in downtown Asheville features hot rods, extras

‘Dirty Dancing’ filming in downtown Asheville features hot rods, extras

Filming for the made-for-TV remake of “Dirty Dancing” created a buzz in downtown.

Gary Jules surprises Asheville Brewing crowd with ‘Mad World’ performance

Gary Jules surprises Asheville Brewing crowd with ‘Mad World’ performance

Jules appeared unannounced at Asheville Pizza and Brewing and sang “Mad World” before two showings of the cult classic “Donnie Darko.”

New downtown Asheville movie theater, Grail Moviehouse, nears completion

New downtown Asheville movie theater, Grail Moviehouse, nears completion

The new movie theater on South French Broad Avenue will feature three screens, concessions and an array of film offerings.

by April 27, 2016 6 comments Asheville film
Word on the street: Woody Harrelson buying a home in Asheville

Word on the street: Woody Harrelson buying a home in Asheville

Harrelson has also signed on to star alongside Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell in a movie filming in downtown Sylva this spring.

Ashvegas movie review: ‘Son of Saul’

Ashvegas movie review: ‘Son of Saul’

As Son of Saul portrays so movingly, evil is something that can infect any of us and is not easily washed away.

by March 2, 2016 1 comment Asheville film
Sylva will hit big screen with filming of Hollywood movie starring Frances McDormand

Sylva will hit big screen with filming of Hollywood movie starring Frances McDormand

The $15 million film feature is about a mother confronting police brutality.

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Witch’

Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Witch’

Unremittingly bleak, “The Witch” is filled with images so haunting that many people will find the movie disturbing.

by February 21, 2016 0 comments Asheville film
Mixed reviews roll in for ‘Genius’ about Asheville’s Wolfe and editor Perkins

Mixed reviews roll in for ‘Genius’ about Asheville’s Wolfe and editor Perkins

The movie “Genius” is getting other press as the movie has its premiere at the Berlin Film Festival this week.

by February 16, 2016 4 comments Asheville film
Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Spotlight’ as best movie of 2015

Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Spotlight’ as best movie of 2015

“Spotlight,” a film about an investigation by a group of newspaper reporters, was a clear consensus winner among the voters.

by December 19, 2015 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville film
Colin Firth, left, as editor Max Perkins and Jude Law as writer Thomas Wolfe in the new Hollywood movie "Genius."/ Photo by Marc Brenner

‘Genius,’ the movie about Asheville native son Thomas Wolfe, to premiere in Feb

“Genius” has been added to the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival line-up.

by December 15, 2015 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
Release date moved for movie about Asheville native Thomas Wolfe and his editor

Release date moved for movie about Asheville native Thomas Wolfe and his editor

Earlier this year, Oscar buzz was building for actor Jude Law, who plays Wolfe the writer.

by December 9, 2015 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
‘Masterminds’ movie shot in Asheville may hit big screen following bankruptcy hearing

‘Masterminds’ movie shot in Asheville may hit big screen following bankruptcy hearing

The movie was originally set for an August release, then an October release.

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Asheville film
Construction moving quickly on Grail Moviehouse, the new downtown Asheville movie theater

Construction moving quickly on Grail Moviehouse, the new downtown Asheville movie theater

The 250-seat, two-screen theater is expected to open in 2016.

Audition for Asheville movie shoot: filmmakers seek boy to star beside Josh Brolin, Danny McBride

Audition for Asheville movie shoot: filmmakers seek boy to star beside Josh Brolin, Danny McBride

The open call is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Riverside Business Park.

by September 9, 2015 0 comments Asheville film
Hollywood bio-pic about Asheville native author Thomas Wolfe picks up buzz

Hollywood bio-pic about Asheville native author Thomas Wolfe picks up buzz

Actor Jude Law, one of the stars of “Genuis,” visited Asheville last summer to learn more about Wolfe.

by August 26, 2015 1 comment Asheville film
5Point Film Festival in Asheville celebrates short adventure films this weekend

5Point Film Festival in Asheville celebrates short adventure films this weekend

The two-day film festival kicks off Friday, with screenings at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, the New Mountain Amphitheater and other spaces around Asheville.

by August 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville film

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