Movies/TV

 Rich Howells

SHORT FILM PREMIERE: ‘A Fine Dining Experience’ by director Jamie Sutor

Scranton filmmaker Jamie Sutor of Parents’ Basement Productions and NEPA Scene are proud to present the exclusive online premiere of “A Fine Dining Experience,” an abstract short film centering around several patrons in an upscale restaurant. The film is a comedy that plays on the stereotypes portrayed in a typical fine dining atmosphere. Written and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Kids for Cash’ documentary screens at the United Nations, receives Oscar buzz

‘Kids for Cash’ documentary screens at the United Nations, receives Oscar buzz

From a press release: The critically acclaimed documentary “Kids for Cash,” detailing the infamous judicial scandal that rocked Luzerne County and Northeastern Pennsylvania, is set to screen at the United Nations today, the eve of the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Just named by Variety as an Oscar contender, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 11/18/14

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 11/18/14

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 12 best-selling DVDs in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 11/11/14

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 11/11/14

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 12 best-selling DVDs in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton universities present free screening/discussion of Ang Lee’s ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’

Scranton universities present free screening/discussion of Ang Lee’s ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’

From a press release: The University of Scranton and Marywood University will co-present a screening and discussion of the Academy Award-winning film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” by acclaimed director Ang Lee on Friday, Nov. 14. The screening will include a brief talk beforehand and an after-film question and answer session with University of Scranton philosophy […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 11/04/14

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 11/04/14

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 12 best-selling DVDs in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Survivor’ casting call back at Mohegan Sun in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 17

‘Survivor’ casting call back at Mohegan Sun in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 17

From a press release: CBS’s hit reality show, “Survivor,” is coming back to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre for a contestant casting call on Monday, Nov. 17. If you think you have what it takes to outwit, outplay and outlast your competitors, you’ll have your chance to try out from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. […]

 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

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 10/28/14

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 10/28/14

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 12 best-selling DVDs in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.