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Loomis Fargo truck

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Galifianakis movie renamed, Bruisin’ Ales online store, more

Also, a well-known WWNC radio personality dies, more Black Friday shopping stuff, etc.

by November 26, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas movie review: Rosewater

Ashvegas movie review: Rosewater

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

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: St. Vincent is predictable, hokey, lovable

Ashvegas movie review: St. Vincent is predictable, hokey, lovable

Bill Murray stars alongside Melissa McCarthy.

by October 23, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Fresh off movie filming in Asheville, actor Zach Galifianakis announces TV show with Louis C.K.

Fresh off movie filming in Asheville, actor Zach Galifianakis announces TV show with Louis C.K.

Galifianakis talked briefly about the new show to a group gathered at an acting school in Woodin a few weeks back.

by August 28, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
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
A conversation with Zach Galifianakis: On comedy, confidence and more

A conversation with Zach Galifianakis: On comedy, confidence and more

The New York Studio for Stage, Screen and Voiceover hosted the hour-long talk with Galifianakis at its Woodfin studio Saturday evening.

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
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
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.

Filming on Zach Galifianakis bank heist comedy begins in Swannanoa

Filming on Zach Galifianakis bank heist comedy begins in Swannanoa

After a week of shopping and eating around downtown Asheville, the stars get down to work.

by July 7, 2014 20 comments Asheville News
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.”

UPDATED: Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actor Jude Law lunches at The Med in Asheville

UPDATED: Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actor Jude Law lunches at The Med in Asheville

The actor is portraying Thomas Wolfe in a new biopic that will begin filming in October in the U.S. and U.K.

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
Law replaces Fassbender in Thomas Wolfe biopic, ‘Genius’

Law replaces Fassbender in Thomas Wolfe biopic, ‘Genius’

Law will play Wolfe. The movie about Asheville’s most famous son is set for a 2015 release.

by April 28, 2014 5 comments Asheville film
‘GMO OMG’ film and panel discussion set for April 22 in Asheville

‘GMO OMG’ film and panel discussion set for April 22 in Asheville

A panel discussion following the film screening will focus on how to move Asheville toward becoming a GMO-free city.

Franco flick ‘As I Lay Dying’ will hit theaters in September

Franco flick ‘As I Lay Dying’ will hit theaters in September

The movie, based on the Faulkner classic, was written and directed by Swannanoa’s own James Franco.

by September 23, 2013 0 comments Asheville film
Asheville independent movie to be screened Aug. 15 at Fine Arts Theatre

Asheville independent movie to be screened Aug. 15 at Fine Arts Theatre

The indy film follows the story of an orphaned underground boxer.

by August 11, 2013 0 comments Asheville film
Black Mountain News: Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks focuses book, movie on Black Mountain College

Black Mountain News: Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks focuses book, movie on Black Mountain College

The writer of “The Notebook” will use a cutting-edge school in Black Mountain as the setting for new work.

Asheville runners, take note: ‘Spirit of the Marathon II’ to screen June 12

Asheville runners, take note: ‘Spirit of the Marathon II’ to screen June 12

Carolina Cinemas will show the film June 12. Proceeds benefit fund aiding victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Filmmaker seeks crowd cash for Possum Drop doc

Filmmaker seeks crowd cash for Possum Drop doc

The story is an age-old tale of how outsider influence, in this case PETA, affects a close-knit community, in this case Brasstown.

by May 14, 2013 9 comments Asheville film
Twin Rivers Media Film Fest opens May 17 at Phil Mechanics Building

Twin Rivers Media Film Fest opens May 17 at Phil Mechanics Building

Feature films, shorts, documentaries, animated movies will all be screened at the Phil Mechanics.

by May 9, 2013 0 comments Asheville film
Asheville 48 Hour Film Project set for June 22

Asheville 48 Hour Film Project set for June 22

Teams come together to put together a movie that is screened for the public and judged by a panel of experts.

by May 6, 2013 1 comment Asheville film
‘Present,’ independent film partially shot in Asheville, to screen Wednesday

‘Present,’ independent film partially shot in Asheville, to screen Wednesday

Joe Chang of Asheville-based Papercookie Picture Co. wrote, produced and directed.

by April 15, 2013 0 comments Asheville film
Ben Lovett’s new video, ‘Black Curtain,’ to screen in West Asheville on May 8

Ben Lovett’s new video, ‘Black Curtain,’ to screen in West Asheville on May 8

Lovett is a musician with a knack for making gorgeous short films. Asheville’s Paul Schattel directed.

by April 15, 2013 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
Three food films, including ‘Preserve’ by Blind Pig, to be screened in West Asheville

Three food films, including ‘Preserve’ by Blind Pig, to be screened in West Asheville

The Isis will host the free screenings, which also includes a short film about a Slow Food Asheville program called FEAST.

by April 12, 2013 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Asheville celebrity spotting: Minka Kelly in area for film shoot

Asheville celebrity spotting: Minka Kelly in area for film shoot

Kelly has a part in “The World Made Straight,” which is being filmed around Black Mountain.

WNC Alliance invites community to 2013 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

WNC Alliance invites community to 2013 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The event will be held at the Fine Arts Theatre in downtown on April 4.

ActionFest 2013 is shot down for April; planning continues

ActionFest 2013 is shot down for April; planning continues

Chuck Norris fact: even Chuck Norris can’t bring us ActionFest this April. But maybe later this year?

by February 23, 2013 1 comment Asheville film

Indy film project shooting in Asheville is looking for props, PA, interns

The low-budget period film is looking for a hand.

by February 15, 2013 0 comments Asheville film
Mechanical Eye Cinema screens unusual films in Asheville

Mechanical Eye Cinema screens unusual films in Asheville

The founders screen independent, experimental, avant-garde, and documentary films and videos in different locations each month.

by February 7, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Scene: ‘Shadows’ films in Buncombe, Henderson counties

Asheville Scene: ‘Shadows’ films in Buncombe, Henderson counties

The science fiction flick follows a college kid who builds a device to reach far beyond Earth.

by February 4, 2013 0 comments Asheville film
Sci-fi film to begin shooting in WNC next month

Sci-fi film to begin shooting in WNC next month

“Shadows on the Wall” will feature local talent, as well as L.A.-based actors.

by December 28, 2012 0 comments Asheville film
Django Unchained
(The Weinstein Company)

The Week in Film: Holiday smorgasbord edition

New Tarantino? Les Mis? It’s a Festivus miracle!

by December 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News, Reviews
Today: Cinema Society closes 2012 season with French comedy

Today: Cinema Society closes 2012 season with French comedy

“The Day I Saw Your Heart” stars Melanie Laurent of “Inglourious Basterds” and “Beginners” fame.

by December 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Fourth annual Asheville International Children’s Film Festival continues

Fourth annual Asheville International Children’s Film Festival continues

The film festival started Nov. 2 and rolls on through the weekend.

by November 8, 2012 2 comments Asheville film
New Hollywood movie will focus on Asheville native son Thomas Wolfe

New Hollywood movie will focus on Asheville native son Thomas Wolfe

Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender are set to star in the story of a brilliant young author and his editor.

Side By Side

Ashvegas guide to the Asheville Cinema Festival: Saturday

What to see downtown on the festival’s most impressive day.

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Asheville News, Reviews
Today: Jeremy Renner in last Asheville Cinema Society screening before festival

Today: Jeremy Renner in last Asheville Cinema Society screening before festival

The Asheville Cinema Society will screen “Ingenious” today.

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Calling all WNC filmmakers: Prestige Film Competition offers cash prizes

Calling all WNC filmmakers: Prestige Film Competition offers cash prizes

Prestige Subaru is the sponsor. Top prize is $500.

by October 5, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Today: ‘Old Goats’ chew Cinema Society scenery

Today: ‘Old Goats’ chew Cinema Society scenery

The Asheville Cinema Society will screen “Old Goats” on Tuesday, October 2.

by October 2, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Big names coming to Cinema Festival in Asheville?

Big names coming to Cinema Festival in Asheville?

The film festival’s director says he’s trying to bring some real Hollywood star power to Asheville for the fest.

by October 1, 2012 2 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
‘Wild Wednesdays’ slash ticket prices at The Carolina

‘Wild Wednesdays’ slash ticket prices at The Carolina

Tickets at the Carolina Cinemas will be $5 all day on Wednesdays starting Oct. 3. Woo-hoo!

by September 26, 2012 4 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
New Clint Eastwood baseball movie filmed in Ga., but storyline includes Swannanoa

New Clint Eastwood baseball movie filmed in Ga., but storyline includes Swannanoa

Mostly filmed in Georgia, “Trouble With the Curve” is set in Western North Carolina.

by September 24, 2012 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
The Master
(The Weinstein Company)

The week in film: ‘The Master’ leads a busy schedule

Ashvegas movie reviewer Edwin Arnaudin gives moviegoers a guide to Friday’s new flicks and DVD releases to look out for.

by September 18, 2012 2 comments Asheville film, Asheville News, Reviews
Tuesday: Cinema Society to screen witty writing-themed romcom

Tuesday: Cinema Society to screen witty writing-themed romcom

Author’s ruse mixed with love quickly turns complicated.

by September 17, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Tonight: Cinema Society brings controversial documentary to town

Tonight: Cinema Society brings controversial documentary to town

Funny and daring, Vikram Ghandi’s film looks like a winner.

by September 4, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Coming Tuesday: ‘Memento’-like thriller ‘Shuffle’ latest offering from Cinema Society

Coming Tuesday: ‘Memento’-like thriller ‘Shuffle’ latest offering from Cinema Society

‘A winner at eight film festivals, Shuffle is a mix of Memento and It’s a Wonderful Life with a touch of The Twilight Zone.’

by August 27, 2012 0 comments Asheville events, Asheville film
(Magnolia Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: ‘Queen of Versailles’ a wild, repetitive look at the 1 percent

The director’s handling of the material lacks clear direction.

by August 21, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews