Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Shot in Sylva, North Carolina Receive Praise

Explosively written and directed by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh (his first two films were In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths), the film is a launching pad for the combustible force of nature that is McDormand. She batters and cusses her way through the role, digging into McDonagh's ripe, raunchy language like the verbal feast it is. By Peter Travers, Rolling Stone... Continue Reading →

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"Brooklyn", The Story of a Young Irish Immigrant, Showing at Fine Arts Theater

BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance... Continue Reading →

Spotlight, the Film About the Catholic Church's Abuse Coverup Showing at Fine Arts Theater, Asheville

SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long... Continue Reading →

Could Asheville Handle Gaspar Noe's LOVE 3D?

Asheville views itself as a liberal, open-minded community. But can it handle the sexually explicit, boundary-pushing story of lust, desire and emotional destruction of Gaspar Noé's "Love 3D?" Odds are the film won't show here anytime soon, but its visually shocking 3D sex has created an international buzz that promises to stimulate discussions amongst Asheville... Continue Reading →

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