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Ashvegas movie review: ‘Ruby Sparks’ lights up the screen

Ashvegas movie review: ‘Ruby Sparks’ lights up the screen

Full of rich humor and sharp comedic performances, nearly everything works.

by August 15, 2012 1 comment Asheville film, Reviews
Where's Ah-nuld when you need him?
(Columbia Pictures)

Ashvegas movie review: New ‘Total Recall’ a total waste of time

Remake. Reboot. Re-imagining. Whatever you call “Total Recall,” just don’t call it remarkable.

by August 4, 2012 1 comment Asheville film, Reviews
Greenlife to screen ‘King Corn’ documentary today

Greenlife to screen ‘King Corn’ documentary today

The 90-minute film will be shown, for free, at 7 p.m. in the Greenlife Cafe.

Sick-Amour: N.C. filmmaker’s work at Asheville Art Museum

Sick-Amour: N.C. filmmaker’s work at Asheville Art Museum

Sick-Amour chronicles Tauber’s love affair with a once-beautiful sycamore tree in the parking lot of the Rose Bowl.

Asheville Cinema Society to screen potential Oscar nominee

Asheville Cinema Society to screen potential Oscar nominee

Last Call at the Oasis is scheduled to be screened at Asheville Community Theatre later this month.

Bowen of WLOS tweets that ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake likely to shoot at Lake Lure in spring

Bowen of WLOS tweets that ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake likely to shoot at Lake Lure in spring

It would be another big shot in WNC’s filmmaking industry if the Dirty Dancing reboot is shot at Lake Lure.

by July 10, 2012 0 comments Asheville film

Asheville filmmaker’s Sandburg documentary to air on PBS’ ‘American Masters’ tonight

The Sept. 24 update: The new 90-minute documentary American Masters The Day Carl Sandburg Died, premiering nationally Monday, September 24 at 10 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings) to commemorate the 45th anniversary of his death, provides a dynamic examination of Sandburg’s life, work and controversial legacy from a modern perspective. The film will be available on DVD September[Read More…]

by June 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Second ‘Hunger Games’ movie to be filmed in Atlanta area

Access Atlanta reports: “The Hunger Games” sequel will film in the Atlanta area this summer through winter, according to a well-placed source with direct knowledge of the project. “Catching Fire,” the second of the Hunger Games trilogy, will film July through December in metro Atlanta and beyond, our source says. Movie and entertainment sites such as MTV.com have avidly been[Read More…]

by June 4, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Young Asheville filmmaker working on movie about African-American and Latino communities

Young Asheville filmmaker working on movie about African-American and Latino communities

Here’s the note from loyal reader Nicole: Hello, My name is Nicole Townsend, I am a 22 year old poet and up and coming film maker here in Asheville, NC. I am currently working on my first film titled “color ME brown: conversations with unmuted voices.” The film is in production and is to be viewed on Saturday, September 1st[Read More…]

by May 29, 2012 0 comments Asheville features

Variety: ‘Glee’ writer tapped to pen ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake; will it be filmed in Western North Carolina?

Word on the street is that Lionsgate folks have been scouting Western North Carolina for film locations for the upcoming remake of Dirty Dancing. No word yet if any of the film will be shot around here. Fans of the movie will recall that the original was filmed around Lake Lure back in the 1980s. There’s also this, from Variety:[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 1 comment Asheville News

‘The Hunger Games’ sets box office records

Here’s a quick look at a few different takes on the basic news that The Hunger Games, filmed in Western North Carolina and Charlotte, killed at the box office over the weekend: –The New York Times on The Hunger Games big weekend: LOS ANGELES — “The Hunger Games” hit the box-office bull’s-eye over the weekend, taking in a record $155[Read More…]

by March 26, 2012 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville Hunger Games round-up for the day: A special Asheville screening; a fan tour; a Huffington Post mention; an Enka High School week of fun; and movie’s big money impact

Asheville Hunger Games round-up for the day: A special Asheville screening; a fan tour; a Huffington Post mention; an Enka High School week of fun; and movie’s big money impact

There’s all kinds of news bubbling up about The Hunger Games as the premiere of the big-budget Hollywood movie partially filmed in Western North Carolina nears. The movie hits theaters March 23. Here’s a look at what’s going around: -Secret screeing: There’s a special screening of the movie going down in Asheville, but it’s an invitation-only affair for crew that[Read More…]

by March 14, 2012 1 comment Asheville News

‘The Hunger Games’ Hotsheet: Sequel to be shot in Asheville area in September? And Charlotte gets permiere

As the big premiere of the much-anticipated The Hunger Games movie nears – March 23 in wide release – all kinds of news keeps bubbling up. I’ll try to pick out some of the tidbits that most relate to the Asheville area this behemoth nears. First, Russ Bowen of WLOS tweets the following: Members of #Hungergames crew say they’ll return[Read More…]

by March 6, 2012 6 comments Asheville features

Adventure Film Festival coming to Asheville this week

From adventurefilmorg. The event will be held Wednesday and Thursday at Asheville Pizza & Brewing. Buy tickets here. More: Dedicated to all aspects of adventure, from the fearless eco-warrior, to the alpine adventurer, all around the world and back again to our Boulder backyard, this year’s festival premieres the most exciting and inspirational award-winning independent films that ignite a passion[Read More…]

by December 6, 2011 0 comments Asheville features