Movies/TV

 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.

 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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 10/21/14

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 10/21/14

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.

 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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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

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

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, 10/07/14

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 10/07/14

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.

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: FANtom Fest celebrity portraits, 10/05/14

PHOTOS: FANtom Fest celebrity portraits, 10/05/14

Scranton photographer Jason Riedmiller stopped by the first annual FANtom Fest on Sunday, Oct. 5 to take some portraits of the celebrity guests. Held at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center in downtown Scranton, the three-day horror and pop culture convention’s guests included (in order, left to right) William Forsythe of “The Devil Rejects;” Eugene […]

 Rich Howells

The fans behind FANtom Fest, Scranton’s newest horror convention

The fans behind FANtom Fest, Scranton’s newest horror convention

Organizers discuss their unlikely love for the genre and how this three-day event came together

hen interviewing Nico Nice and Rachelle Criscera, one can’t help but deviate from the subject at hand to talk at length about pivotal scenes in horror movies or relate experiences meeting the stars of those films or ardently compare similar movies in the genre. It comes with being a fan. Horror fans are a particularly […]