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Ashvegas Movie Review: Love Is Strange

Ashvegas Movie Review: Love Is Strange

A sweet and heartbreaking love story about two men trying to survive in New York City.

by September 28, 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
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.”

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
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.

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
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
Bluegrass Today: Balsam Range will play, appear in movie filming now near Charlotte

Bluegrass Today: Balsam Range will play, appear in movie filming now near Charlotte

The Haywood County band is providing three original songs for the movie, a crime thriller starring Dermot Mulroney.

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
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.

Indy film shooting movie based on Ron Rash novel looking for director’s intern

Indy film shooting movie based on Ron Rash novel looking for director’s intern

Prep starts immediately, and the lucky intern will get a screen credit on “The World Made Straight.”

by March 1, 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
Asheville ghost hunter launches $675,000 Kickstarter for movie project

Asheville ghost hunter launches $675,000 Kickstarter for movie project

Joshua P. Warren says the movie will be a chilling feature about the scariest haunted house he’s ever investigated.

by January 29, 2013 4 comments Asheville features
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
Free showings of ‘Elf’ at Asheville Pizza

Free showings of ‘Elf’ at Asheville Pizza

A holiday tradition. Free movie, cookies and cocoa at 1 and 4 p.m., now ’til the Thursday after Christmas.

by December 21, 2012 0 comments Asheville events
‘The Hunger Games’ fans still flocking to DuPont State Forest

‘The Hunger Games’ fans still flocking to DuPont State Forest

DuPont State Forest has seen 100,000 more visitors this year compared to last.

by December 3, 2012 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
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.

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
‘Clips of Faith’ returns to Pack Square Park on Friday

‘Clips of Faith’ returns to Pack Square Park on Friday

Drink beer, watch some short films, lend a hand to Asheville on Bikes.

Ready for an hour and a half of this image?
(Fox Searchlight)

Ashvegas movie review: ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ is all squalor, no substance

The movie offers no sympathetic characters and nothing to latch on to. As for plot, that’s suspect, too.

by July 31, 2012 5 comments Asheville film, Reviews
Miss Katniss? Asheville Pizza & Brewing to screen ‘Hunger Games’

Miss Katniss? Asheville Pizza & Brewing to screen ‘Hunger Games’

If you haven’t gotten enough of “The Hunger Games,” you can catch the movie at Asheville Pizza & Brewing.

by July 23, 2012 0 comments Asheville film
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
In fun Kickstarter video, two former UNC Asheville filmmakers seek cash for new movie

In fun Kickstarter video, two former UNC Asheville filmmakers seek cash for new movie

This is one of the most slickly produced Kickstarter videos I’ve seen lately, from two former UNC Asheville students who are asking the public to help fund their next movie project. Check it. Here’s more about the duo, Craig Thieman and Ethan Hunter: Director Craig Thieman has been working in and studying film for the past eight years. For the[Read More…]

by June 14, 2012 0 comments Asheville features

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

Asheville’s 48-Hour Film Festival set to return in June

Here are the details: In 2001, The 48 Hour Film Project started as a local film challenge among friends. Since then, it has since evolved into a global phenomenon and the world’s largest filmmaking competition. This year, The Asheville 48 Hour Film Project will take over the streets of ASHEVILLE from JUNE 22-24, 2012 and there are several ways for[Read More…]

by May 18, 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

‘Serena’, the movie based on book by Asheville-area author Ron Rash, starts production

Here’s a quick update about a movie I’ll be interested in seeing – Serena, based on the novel of the same name by Western North Carolina’s award-winning author Ron Rash. From examiner.com on Serena: “The Hunger Games” star and Academy Award nominee Jennifer Lawrence is reteaming with “The Silver Linings Playbook” co-star Bradley Cooper in the upcoming major feature film[Read More…]

by March 26, 2012 0 comments Asheville features

‘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

Hunger Game buzz in Asheville keeps building

The Hunger Games buzz keeps building in Asheville, as the big-budget Hollywood movie brings attention to the scenes filmed in North Carolina, and Western North Carolina. Here’s a round-up of some of the latest links: -Hunger Games opening night events: Carol Motsinger of the Asheville Citizen-Times reports that there are a number of movie-related events, including food drives, midnight showings[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 2 comments 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

Huffington Post interview w/ Elizabeth Banks touches on ‘The Hunger Games,’ filmed in Asheville

Actress Elizabeth Banks, of 30 Rock and Scrubs fame among others, talks about Hollywood with the Huffington Post. The interview touches on her work with The Hunger Games, which was partially filmed in Asheville last year and is set for release in a few months. More: Q: I’m excited to see your interaction with Woody Harrelson as Haymitch. A: I’m[Read More…]

by January 10, 2012 0 comments Asheville features

US Weekly magazine shooting a ‘Hunger Games’ movie spread at Malaprop’s book store

Here’s the word from loyal reader Carol: according to the bookstore (Malaprop’s), US Weekly magazine is shooting a spread on the Hunger Games filming, and is featuring malaprops because the cast hung out there a lot during filming. it’s supposed to happen sometime next week – could be a good Hunger Games hit. Anybody?

by January 9, 2012 1 comment Asheville News