Oscars Challenge: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

I’m excited to share my thoughts of this one. Why? Because it was filmed in North Carolina. That’s right! Do not let the title fool you, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was filmed in and around the Asheville-area including Sylva and Black Mountain, which already gives it brownie points in my book. Martin McDonagh’s film has a pretty simple premise but it’s anything but simple.

We meet Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) who is fed up with local authorities after months pass without a culprit in her daughter’s murder.

The Case For N.C. Film

Photo: Chris White UPDATE: The Cinemax show "Banshee" - which was filmed in Charlotte - has already decided to move production to Louisiana. The move was not for creative purposes, rather, the current state of the N.C. film incentives program. *Please (nicely) contact the senator in your area regarding keeping the current N.C. Film Tax [...]