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 Lora Kormos

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

Halloween is a time for trick or treating, spooky costumes, haunted houses, and the annual airing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” And with the holiday landing on a Friday this year, it was the perfect excuse to don a pair of cat ears and get into the Halloween spirit while getting ready to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Teenagers from Outer Space’ invade the Scranton Cultural Center

‘Teenagers from Outer Space’ invade the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: This month’s installment of “Bad Movie Thursdays with Mystery Science Theater 3000” at the Scranton Cultural Center features a terrible but zany little sci-fi confection from 1959 called “Teenagers from Outer Space.” When aliens who arrive on Earth with a plan to conquer the planet, hunky teen alien Derek rebels against […]

 Sophia Kowalczyk

PHOTOS: ‘Evil Dead’ 35mm film print marathon, 10/24/14

PHOTOS: ‘Evil Dead’ 35mm film print marathon, 10/24/14

The Syracuse, New York chapter of the Zombie Research Society and the Palace Theater in Syracuse hosted the grooviest horror marathon imaginable on Friday, Oct. 24, playing 35mm prints of Sam Raimi‘s “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn,” “Army of Darkness,” and the 2013 “Evil Dead” remake, but that wasn’t all these […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fall edition of NEPA Blogfest to be held Oct. 30 in Pittston

Fall edition of NEPA Blogfest to be held Oct. 30 in Pittston

From a press release: Northeastern Pennsylvania bloggers will be hosting the 9th semi-annual Blogfest on Thursday, Oct. 30, an informal gathering of bloggers, candidates for office, elected officials, and anyone interested in politics or blogging. Held at The Red Mill (340 S. Main St., Pittston) at 6 p.m., there is no charge for admission. Since […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Everything old is new again in ‘NES Remix’

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Everything old is new again in ‘NES Remix’

Recently, I was reading an article in Game Informer magazine where the author was talking about games that never should have been remade for more modern systems, discussing how so many things that made the original games great were seemingly lost in translation somewhere, and I agreed with a large portion of what was said […]

 Chris Hughes

The 10 most important things we learned today about ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Wii U

In one of its ongoing instant information session series titled Nintendo Direct, the House of Mario revealed a truckload of details about the upcoming “Super Smash Bros.” for Wii U during a 50-Fact Extravaganza this evening, Oct. 23. Not all 50 (which were actually 53 by the end of the video) were earth-shattering. Classic mode, […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: 1st teaser trailer for Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

The first teaser trailer Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” was supposed to arrive on Tuesday during an episode of ABC’s tie-in show “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” but bootleg footage leaked early, so they ended up releasing the official HD version tonight. At least we know who is to blame: Dammit, Hydra. — Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) October […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: FANtom Fest, 10/04/14

PHOTOS: FANtom Fest, 10/04/14

The first annual FANtom Fest was a festival created by fans, for fans, and it showed. Horror and pop culture film buffs were surrounded by vendors with unique wares – from original art to pumpkin carvings to edible horror icons – and celebrity guests who had never visited Northeastern Pennsylvania before. Held Oct. 3-5 at […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Retro Con, 09/27-28/14

PHOTOS: Retro Con, 09/27-28/14

If your parents never bought you that huge, expensive playset for your birthday as a kid or you wish you held onto some of your favorite childhood toys, Retro Con, held annually at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania, will give you a second chance in both cases. The ever-growing two-day event, held […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Angry Video Game Nerd signing and movie screening, 09/28/14

PHOTOS: Angry Video Game Nerd signing and movie screening, 09/28/14

James Rolfe, a.k.a. the Angry Video Game Nerd, appeared at Retro Con at Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania on Sunday, Sept. 28 for an autograph signing and meet and greet with fans along with his friend and executive producer Mike Matei. Afterwards, Rolfe and Matei went across the street to Arnold’s Family Fun […]