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
Downtown Asheville to get new 250-seat movie theater, Grail Moviehouse

Downtown Asheville to get new 250-seat movie theater, Grail Moviehouse

The Grail plans on bringing flexible, unique programming to a hungry organizers, its founders say.

‘Masterminds’ film shot around Asheville last summer pushed back to October release

‘Masterminds’ film shot around Asheville last summer pushed back to October release

The film studio that made “Masterminds” is facing financial turbulance, reports Deadline.com.

New 5Point Film Festival set for August in Asheville

New 5Point Film Festival set for August in Asheville

This looks like a great event. Press release: 5Point Film Festival has selected Asheville as its community to launch a regional concert style film festival in the Southeast on August 14-15 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. “After spending time in the Asheville community and working with the City of Asheville, we were thrilled to pick this community as our future home[Read More…]

Lionsgate buys U.S. rights to “Genius,” movie about Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe

Lionsgate buys U.S. rights to “Genius,” movie about Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe

The film stars Jude Law, Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. Last summer, Law visited Asheville to learn more about Wolfe.

Wild Connections: Documentary film fest Wednesday at Pisgah Brewing honors outdoors

Wild Connections: Documentary film fest Wednesday at Pisgah Brewing honors outdoors

Over the past decade, Pisgah Brewing has been a key collaborator in raising awareness, and money, to help protect the environment.

Wild Connections Film Fest set for May 13 at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain

Wild Connections Film Fest set for May 13 at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain

Pisgah Brewing will release its first in a series of “conservation brews” celebrating Western North Carolina’s treasured environment.

Wilmywood Daily: ‘Dirty Dancing’ television remake to be filmed in Asheville area

Wilmywood Daily: ‘Dirty Dancing’ television remake to be filmed in Asheville area

The 1987 original was filmed around Lake Lure and spawned a long and loyal following.

by April 7, 2015 2 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas movie review: ‘It Follows’

Ashvegas movie review: ‘It Follows’

There’s a terrific near-final scene in this horror flick, but not much else to recommend it.

by April 3, 2015 0 comments Asheville film
VIDEO Trailer for ‘Masterminds,’ movie shot in Asheville last year

VIDEO Trailer for ‘Masterminds,’ movie shot in Asheville last year

The heist comedy based on a true story is due out later this year and stars Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis.

by March 31, 2015 8 comments Asheville film
Asheville on the big screen: 2015 release dates for Hollywood flicks with local connections

Asheville on the big screen: 2015 release dates for Hollywood flicks with local connections

Grab the popcorn; here come the movies.

by March 13, 2015 2 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas movie review: A Most Violent Year

Ashvegas movie review: A Most Violent Year

Would you have guessed that the heating oil business in New York City was such a cutthroat trade in 1981?

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2014 award winners

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2014 award winners

Thirty-three critics working or living in North Carolina or contributing to North Carolina outlets are members of the NCFCA.

by January 19, 2015 0 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas movie review: Foxcatcher

Ashvegas movie review: Foxcatcher

“Foxcatcher” features fine acting on the part of Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell, the latter two who just scored Oscar nominations.

Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ as best movie of 2014

Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ as best movie of 2014

“Boyhood” and “Birdman” round out the top three, according to the association’s 54 film critics who voted.

by December 22, 2014 1 comment Asheville film
Asheville filmmaker seeks $5,000 from public for movie featuring West Asheville musicians

Asheville filmmaker seeks $5,000 from public for movie featuring West Asheville musicians

The movie, done in the magical realism style, will be filmed in part at Harvest Records and The Mothlight.

by December 4, 2014 2 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas movie review: The Theory of Everything

Ashvegas movie review: The Theory of Everything

At times, the film feels like one checking off all the boxes to get that Best Picture nomination. Yet the movie also never feels as if it’s being deliberately manipulative.

Ashvegas movie review: Rosewater

Ashvegas movie review: Rosewater

Jon Stewart shows he has promise as a director with this film.

Ashvegas movie review: Whiplash

Ashvegas movie review: Whiplash

Director Damien Chazelle’s new movie is one of the most compelling films of the year.

Asheville filmmaker asks public for $30,000 to fund new movie, ‘American Breakdown’

Asheville filmmaker asks public for $30,000 to fund new movie, ‘American Breakdown’

Paul Schattel and his experienced crew of indie filmmakers stand ready to tell their story of a struggling musician who breaks down in an isolated, redneck town.

by November 9, 2014 2 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas movie review: Birdman

Ashvegas movie review: Birdman

What’s the movie really about? Hard to say, but that may be the wrong question to ask about this rich, thrilling film.

Mechanical Eye Microcinema to screen ‘Our Nixon’ Nov. 18 at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

Mechanical Eye Microcinema to screen ‘Our Nixon’ Nov. 18 at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

The all-archival documentary consists of Super 8 home movies filmed by three of Nixon’s top White House aides.

by October 30, 2014 0 comments Asheville film
Asheville Cinema Festival set for Nov. 6-9

Asheville Cinema Festival set for Nov. 6-9

The festival includes a screening of “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightly.

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Asheville film