Movies/TV

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ screens with original ending in NEPA theaters Oct. 29-31

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ screens with original ending in NEPA theaters Oct. 29-31

From a press release: For the first time ever, the cult hit musical “Little Shop of Horrors” will be presented in select movie theaters nationwide with its original spectacular ending during a special two-day-only cinema event on Sunday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day. In addition to […]

 Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: ‘Popcorn’ should be consumed by more than just ’90s horror fans

CULT CORNER: ‘Popcorn’ should be consumed by more than just ’90s horror fans

Let’s face it – the 1990s were not the strongest decade in horror history. Sure, there were a few gems like “Scream,” “Candyman,” “Cemetery Man,” “The People Under the Stairs,” and “Dead Alive,” but many of the horror movies released in that decade seemed to be a rehashing of already told tales. Many of these […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘It’s morphin’ time!’ – ‘Power Rangers Live’ kicks into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 20

‘It’s morphin’ time!’ – ‘Power Rangers Live’ kicks into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 20

From a press release: In celebration of Saban’s Power Rangers’ 25th anniversary, the iconic Rangers are set to morph onto stages around North America in an epic live show based on one of the longest running series in television history. “Power Rangers Live” will be an interactive, mixed media stage production for the whole family […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Play Hollywood’s Greatest Game Shows with host Bob Eubanks in Bethlehem on Dec. 8

Play Hollywood’s Greatest Game Shows with host Bob Eubanks in Bethlehem on Dec. 8

From a press release: If you’ve ever dreamed of standing on the stage of a national game show, this is your chance. Hollywood’s Greatest Game Shows, hosted by Bob Eubanks of “The Newlywed Game” fame, will bring the classic TV game shows you love to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Dec. 8 at […]

 Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: With Stephen King resurgence, ‘Children of the Corn’ is worth another watch

CULT CORNER: With Stephen King resurgence, ‘Children of the Corn’ is worth another watch

Stephen King is far more than just an author – he is a brand, and that brand is synonymous with horror. He has been experiencing a bit of a resurgence as of late with the popularity of the “It” remake, along with talks of remakes of his other stories. It is one thing to have […]

 Rich Howells

One McDonald’s in NEPA will carry ‘Rick and Morty’ Szechuan sauce for one day only on Oct. 7

One McDonald’s in NEPA will carry ‘Rick and Morty’ Szechuan sauce for one day only on Oct. 7

Ever since the Season 3 premiere of animated sci-fi comedy series “Rick and Morty” on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim on April 1, a simple joke has blown up into a national craving for a limited edition dipping sauce that McDonald’s stopped making almost 20 years ago. As strange as that sounds, it got even weirder […]

 Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: Discover giallo films and disturbing horror with ‘What Have You Done to Solange?’

CULT CORNER: Discover giallo films and disturbing horror with ‘What Have You Done to Solange?’

The giallo is an interesting and unique sub-genre within Italian horror. At heart, they are more murder mystery in format but tend to feature far more blood and gore than an episode of “Murder, She Wrote.” The plots are also inclined to stretch far beyond a simple “whodunit” and instead trek into a wide array […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Samurai Jack’ premiere movie screens for one night only in Moosic and Stroudsburg on Oct. 16

‘Samurai Jack’ premiere movie screens for one night only in Moosic and Stroudsburg on Oct. 16

From a press release: Created by famed animation director Genndy Tartakovsky, the fully remastered Emmy-nominated premiere movie from the acclaimed first season of the Adult Swim series “Samurai Jack” will debut for the first time in remastered HD when “Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event” arrives in select movie theaters nationwide for one night only […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: John Oliver Scranton train set dedication at Electric City Trolley Museum, 09/22/17

PHOTOS: John Oliver Scranton train set dedication at Electric City Trolley Museum, 09/22/17

Comedian John Oliver proved what a great sense of humor he has by using HBO’s money to build a gigantic train set complete with Scranton landmarks to poke fun at the now-viral Talkback 16 segments regarding new station WNEP-TV’s backyard train so, in return, locals enjoyed the massive joke in a dedication ceremony on Friday, […]

 Rich Howells

See John Oliver’s ‘irresponsibly large’ Scranton train set at Trolley Museum for free Sept. 22-24

See John Oliver’s ‘irresponsibly large’ Scranton train set at Trolley Museum for free Sept. 22-24

On HBO’s news satire program “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver tackles politics and important issues around the world through humorous but informative segments. He also pokes fun at local news stations on occasion, so it was inevitable that he would come across Scranton station WNEP-TV and its Talkback 16 segments, which often feature loud […]

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