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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?

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.

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.

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.

Ashvegas Movie Review: Tusk

Ashvegas Movie Review: Tusk

When it’s not poking fun at somebody, or being acceptably scary, Tusk unapologetically descends into the realm of remarkably repulsive.

by September 20, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Drop’

Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Drop’

“The Drop” features the last performance of James Gandolfini and is on this reviewers list for one of the year’s best films.

by September 12, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Sabotage
(Open Road Films)

Ashvegas movie review: Sabotage

Ah-nuld’s new shoot-’em-up is dumb fun until it turns plain old stupid.

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
Ashvegas movie review: Divergent

Ashvegas movie review: Divergent

The latest “Hunger Games” challenger is better than Katniss & Co. despite following the formula of it and other dystopic YA peers.

by March 27, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
(Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

A visual feast and a comedic showcase for Ralph Fiennes, Wes Anderson’s latest is the film to beat in 2014.

by March 15, 2014 3 comments Asheville film, Reviews
(Twentieth Century Fox)

Ashvegas movie review: Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Rob Minkoff’s smart, fun, and funny take on the classic Jay Ward cartoon cements 2014 as a great year for animation.

by March 9, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
Non-Stop
(Universal Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: Non-Stop

Liam Neeson delivers quality mindless thrills as an air marshal sniffing out a terrorist plot.

by March 1, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
(Sony Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: Pompeii

A dash of “Gladiator,” an ode to “Titanic,” and more “Hercules” than intended leaves “Pompeii” without an identity of its own.

by February 24, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
(Warner Bros.)

Ashvegas movie review: Winter’s Tale

Colin Ferrell and Lady Sybil make for a lovely couple in this good, not great romantic fantasy.

by February 17, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
(Screen Gems)

Ashvegas movie review: About Last Night

Kevin Hart and Regina Hall skunk up a perfectly good romance between Joy Bryant and Michael Ealy.

by February 17, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
Vampire Academy
(The Weinstein Company)

Ashvegas movie review: Vampire Academy

The era of teen vampire movies is officially over.

by February 13, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
Mr. Hublot
(Shorts International)

Ashvegas movie review: 2014 Oscar Nominated Shorts (Animated)

Mickey Mouse, discarded objects, wayward animals, mechanical men, and a wild child make up this year’s batch.

by February 9, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
"You're fine, but you're no Brad."
(Columbia Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: The Monuments Men

There’s little to be offended by in George Clooney’s WWII art rescue film…or to get excited about.

by February 9, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
The Voorman Problem
(Shorts International)

Ashvegas movie review: 2014 Oscar Nominated Shorts (Live Action)

Imaginative coping, a god in jail, escape from abuse, African child soldiers, and a rushed family comprise the non-animated lot.

by February 9, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
Labor Day
(Paramount Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: Labor Day

More like Laborious Day or La-bored Day.

by February 4, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
Ashvegas movie review: The Invisible Woman

Ashvegas movie review: The Invisible Woman

Ralph Fiennes directs, plays Charles Dickens, and romances the lovely Felicity Jones. What’s not to like?

by January 25, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
I, Frankenstein
(Lionsgate)

Ashvegas movie review: I, Frankenstein

Yes, it’s alive, but no, it is not well.

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
(Paramount Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: Jack Ryan – Shadow Recruit

The latest Tom Clancy reboot is a most welcome January sight.

by January 19, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
(Open Road Films)

Ashvegas movie review: The Nut Job

“Over the Hedge” meets “Ratatouille” in this unexpectedly fun bit of animation.

by January 19, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews