Asheville film

Ashvegas movie review: Gone Girl

Ashvegas movie review: Gone Girl

If you have any illusions about marriage being a blessed union, this movie will surely disabuse you.

by October 15, 2014 1 comment Asheville film
‘Buskin’ Blues,’ a documentary about Asheville street musicians, coming together

‘Buskin’ Blues,’ a documentary about Asheville street musicians, coming together

Asheville has a lively busking scene, and now a documentary filmmaker has captured it.

Word on the street: Work ends on Loomis Fargo movie production in Asheville

Word on the street: Work ends on Loomis Fargo movie production in Asheville

A big Hollywood production brought movie stars, money and a bright spotlight to Asheville and Western North Carolina this summer.

by August 19, 2014 2 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
PHOTOS Day 2 of filming movie starring Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson in downtown Asheville

PHOTOS Day 2 of filming movie starring Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson in downtown Asheville

More photos of the movie shoot action in downtown Asheville on Tuesday.

Wish I Was Here
(Focus Features)

The Week in Film: Braff’s Back edition

The “Garden State” writer/director/star returns while Polanski delivers a hit, P.S. Hoffman goes German, and a host of new partnerships are forged.

Movie starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig to film in downtown Asheville

Movie starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig to film in downtown Asheville

Movie crews plan to film actors on downtown streets July 29 and 30, according to permits issued by the city of Asheville.

by July 20, 2014 0 comments Asheville film
Life Itself
(Magnolia Pictures)

The Week in Film: Thumbs Up edition

The joyful, moving Roger Ebert doc “Life Itself” is the main attraction, but don’t ignore the star-studded “Third Person.”

by July 17, 2014 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
Word on the street: Movie production will film on streets of downtown Asheville

Word on the street: Movie production will film on streets of downtown Asheville

The Loomis Fargo movie aka “unnamed armored car” project has been filming in small towns around Asheville.

by July 17, 2014 4 comments Asheville film
Geno Segers

A dreamer, a writer and a burgeoning star: Three Asheville area up-and-comers talk about breaking into TV, movies

With all the talk about movie-making in Asheville this summer, Colton Daugherty, Claire Clayton and Geno Segers recently sat down to talk about their experiences in the entertainment business.

by July 16, 2014 0 comments Asheville film
Super moon and (movie) stars align for Beck in Asheville: Beautiful music, Wilson, Wiig and more

Super moon and (movie) stars align for Beck in Asheville: Beautiful music, Wilson, Wiig and more

Charlie Day and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, were also in town this weekend.

Snowpiercer
(RADiUS-TWC)

The Week in Film: Snocomotive edition

Step aboard the Snowpiercer, enact some teenage rebellion, sing a few songs, and battle some damn dirty apes (not necessary in that order).

Small Western North Carolina towns in spotlight during first week of filming on Galifianakis movie

Small Western North Carolina towns in spotlight during first week of filming on Galifianakis movie

In the first week of on-location filming, the Loomis Fargo flick, aka “unnamed armored car movie,” shot in Swannanoa and Franklin and is set to be in Old Fort on Friday.

Jodorowsky's Dune
(Sony Pictures Classics)

The Week in Film: Sci-Fi CouldaWoulda edition

An ambitious film that never came to be gets its due while a quartet of also-rans has this holiday weekend looking bleak.

Update: Asheville celebrity spotting: Owen Wilson in downtown Asheville, at LAB at Imperial Life

Update: Asheville celebrity spotting: Owen Wilson in downtown Asheville, at LAB at Imperial Life

Owen is in town for the filming of the comedy “Loomis Fargo.”

Asheville as Studio City: Moviemakers scout locations across city as Galifiankis movie cranks up

Asheville as Studio City: Moviemakers scout locations across city as Galifiankis movie cranks up

Asheville is set to transform into Studio City this summer with the filming of a movie starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig. Filmmakers have a base of operations in the BB&T building and are scouting a variety of locations, both city-owned and private.

by June 26, 2014 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
We Are the Best!
(Magnolia Pictures)

The Week in Film: Swedish Punk edition

Will you rock out with some cool ’80s Swede teens this weekend or tell Michael Bay, “Why yes, I’d LOVE a 5th Transformers movie”?

Jude Law at Bouchon restaurant in Asheville/ photo courtesy of Gus Frisbee

Is Asheville the new celebrity hot spot?

Here’s your guide to celebrity spotting in Asheville, from Jude Law and Zach Galifianakis to President Obama.

22 Jump Street
(Sony Pictures)

The Week in Film: Sequelpalooza edition

Two appealing Pt.2s…on Friday the 13th? Must be the apocalypse.

Edge of Tomorrow
(Warner Bros.)

The Week in Film: Sci-Fi Do-Over edition

Time-traveling Cruise and Blunt go up against John Green’s teens while Franco & Co. watch from the sidelines.

Asheville’s Royal Peasantry to hold film re-release party on Sunday for ‘Tramps En Vogue’

Asheville’s Royal Peasantry to hold film re-release party on Sunday for ‘Tramps En Vogue’

Royal Peasantry makes unique upcycled clothing and accessories from leather, fabric scraps, handpicked clothing and more.

by May 31, 2014 1 comment Asheville film
Cold in July
(IFC Films)

The Week in Film: Mullet Justice edition

It’s business in the front, party in the back this weekend for the superb ’80s thriller “Cold in July.”

The Week in Film: Moody Mutant Blues edition

The Week in Film: Moody Mutant Blues edition

Time-traveling mutants, 18th century drama, and Sandler/Barrymore III are yours for the taking.

Only Lovers Left Alive
(Sony Pictures Classics)

The Week in Film: Jarmuschian Vampire edition

Choose from artful blood-drinkers, hardscrabble Philadelphians, British P.O.W.s, giant lizards, and Indian baseball.

The Week in Film: Hometown Contamination edition

The Week in Film: Hometown Contamination edition

Katie Damien’s CTS documentary leads the way along with intriguing Allen/Turturro and Rogen/Efron pairings.