The Shine Box (Live)

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Travis Kelley


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THE SHINE BOX with T Rex and friends

Underwritten by Grail MovieHouse.

Asheville movie talk. Guests from all over town join T Rex as he discusses movies, local filmmakers, and exciting news. Movie geeks of all ages will love it and if you can’t get enough bad jokes and cheesy sketches, T Rex has you covered.

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Tuesday, January 16th

Simply the BEST movies of 2017. It’s been a great year. Ian Patrick Mendes and Jason Williams join T Rex to compare lists.



Tuesday, January 9th.

We start off the new year just right with the Man, the Myth, The Messer! Jeff Messer joins T Rex to help sum up 2017.


Tuesday, December 26th

Jason Williams joins T Rex to discuss one of the best films of 2017 filmed right here in beautiful WNC (Bravo Sylva!) and they also review some small movie called The Last Jedi.



Tuesday, December 12th

James Bond and Montford Park Players

A classy combination.

Mandy Bean tells us about the always wonderful Montford Park Christmas Carol and then Rodney Smith & Brian Smith get down to some serious business, Bond Business.

Underwrritten by Grail MovieHouse.


Tuesday, November 21st

Jason Williams and Ian Patrick Mendes carve up some Hollywood Turkeys. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!


Tuesday, November 14th

Jason Williams returns on our 25th show to tell us what is new in Asheville’s Theatre World.


Tuesday, November 7th

Just some good old fashioned movie talk with Darren Marshall and Brian Smith. No tricks up our sleeves.



Tuesday, October 24th

Ashton Helton and Rodney Smith talk about their favorite horror films for Halloween (quite a few filmed near Asheville) and we try and stop Michael Caine’s “Hand” from taking over the show.



Tuesday, October 17th

A big middle finger to those who disrespect women and treat them like objects! Aurelia Garlock and Ashton Helton drop by to vent their thoughts.





Tuesday, October 10th

So much Shine in this box. Jason Williams makes his debut and Cody Magouirk returns for lucky number seven. We discuss Bladeunner 2049 and hear about the history of Fine Arts Theater from Neal Read.


Tuesday, September 26th

Julia Holiday tells us about Youth Outright Asheville and Darren Marshall discusses the powerful film “Mother!”


Tuesday, September 19th

For show #20 (thank you all so much) we discuss an important topic and still slip in some humor or at least T Rex tries too. Drez Ryan makes his debut and Cody Magouirk returns. What are your thoughts on Hollywood Stereotypes?



Tuesday, September 12th

Thou celestial ear kissing time pleaser with Dane Sarah Felmet and Sir Jason Phillips.




    • Tuesday, September 5th
    • George Heard makes his debut and Brian Smith returns to discuss the best and worst in Sci Fi.

Tuesday, August 29th

Cody Magouirk and Darren Marshall return to discuss the best Sports Movies. An hour is not enough time but these guys are far from over.



Tuesday, August 22nd

Film historian and writer Frank Thompson stops by to show T Rex true film knowledge.


Tuesday, August 15th

Summer Movie Wrap Up. Meg Hale Brunton and Ian Patrick Mendes return for a narly tubular time.


Tuesday, August 8th

Cinema vs Netflix

Bradley Hoover returns to continue the great debate and Travis Lowe makes his first appearance to discuss his new play.



Tuesday, Aug 1

“Let off some steam” and celebrate Arnold!! Ian Patrick Mendes returns to join the fun and gives his thoughts on The Christopher Nolan show.


Tuesday, July 25th
The Films of Christopher Nolan.
Meg Hale Brunton returns for her 4th show. Incredible prizes await her.

Tuesday, July 18th

“Don’t tell them we’re crazy.”

Guilty Pleasures with Sarah Felmet & Cody Magouirk



Tuesday, July 11th

T-REX & HIS AMAZING FRIENDS (Cody Magouirk & Brian Smith) join forces to discuss all things Spidey.


Tuesday, July 4th

Rodney Smith stops by to discuss AMERICA!! The Good, the Bad,
& The Silly


Tuesday, June 27th

Magnetic Theatre Co-Founder Steven Samuels opens the box and

Cody Magouirk returns. We discuss the incredible Asheville Theatre

Scene. Can you dig it, man?

Tuesday, June 20th

“Ladies of Comedy” with two outstanding women.

Sarah Felmet & Meg Hale Brunton

Tuesday, June 13th

The “Mystery Date” Episode.

Who can it be?! Stay tuned for the Pacino vs Pacino finale.


Tuesday, June 6th

“Cold Mountain is not in Romania” with the

Asheville School of Film.

Tuesday, May 30th

Pow! Wammmm!! Bonk!!

Women in Comics & Film with Sara Williams and the return of

Meg Hale Brunton

Tuesday, May 16th

Darren Marshall and David Gwaltny discuss the Alien Franchise and

a superstar of that same franchise makes a surprise visit.

Tuesday, May 9th

Meg Hale Brunton makes her debut to discuss the wild and tubular


Our very first show!

Tuesday, May 2nd

Ian Patrick Mendes stops by to christen the box on its first voyage.


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