Movies/TV

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TV actors improvise original audio play ‘A Knock on the Door’ at Scranton Fringe Fest Oct. 2-4

TV actors improvise original audio play ‘A Knock on the Door’ at Scranton Fringe Fest Oct. 2-4

From a press release: The creative team behind the iTunes podcast Geste is bringing an exciting new experience to the Scranton Fringe Festival in October. “A Knock on the Door” is an improvised audio drama in which audience suggestions guide three actors and one sound effects artist to create a new play for each performance. […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Cafe Metro closed 5 years ago today, so relive the musical memories in this short documentary

“The Cafe Metropolis’ last waltz was September 18, 2010. Big thanks to everyone for your support over the last 14 years. So long, and thanks for all the fish.” That message still remains on what’s left of Cafe Metro’s website. It’s been exactly five years since the legendary hole-in-the-wall closed its doors in downtown Wilkes-Barre, […]

 Rich Howells

Kevin Smith will shoot ‘Mallrats 2’ in Exton Square Mall in Exton, Pennsylvania

Kevin Smith will shoot ‘Mallrats 2’ in Exton Square Mall in Exton, Pennsylvania

After the fun and success of long-awaited sequel “Clerks 2” in 2006, it was only a matter of time before writer/director Kevin Smith revisited his 1995 sophomore comedy, “Mallrats.” Entitled “MallBrats,” the follow-up to the cult classic movie will be filmed at the Exton Square Mall in Exton, Pennsylvania, just a two-hour drive from Scranton […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Epically scary Reaper’s Revenge trailer shows why it’s ‘America’s best haunted attraction’

Four unique attractions, 65 acres of horror, 90 minutes, and one epic trailer – after watching that scary video, it’s no wonder why Reaper’s Revenge Haunted Attraction was voted “America’s best haunted attraction.” Located at 460 Green Grove Road in Scranton, Reaper’s Revenge has always gone above and beyond the average haunted hayride to create […]

 Rich Howells

Misericordia debuts documentary with only surviving Nuremberg prosecutor Benjamin B. Ferencz on Sept. 22

Misericordia debuts documentary with only surviving Nuremberg prosecutor Benjamin B. Ferencz on Sept. 22

From a press release: The Departments of English and History and Government at Misericordia University in Dallas are presenting a newly produced documentary with the only surviving member of the prosecution team of the Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany on Tuesday, Sept. 22 to mark the […]

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Everything that’s coming to and leaving Netflix in September

Everything that’s coming to and leaving Netflix in September

While we recommend going out and supporting the local arts and entertainment scene as frequently as possible, sometimes you need to just curl up on the couch and watch some Netflix. Here’s the full list of what’s coming to the streaming service and what will be leaving in September. Available Sept. 1: 72 Dangerous Animals, […]

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‘The Hobbit’ extended trilogy plays in theaters in Moosic and Dickson City for the first time Oct. 5-13

‘The Hobbit’ extended trilogy plays in theaters in Moosic and Dickson City for the first time Oct. 5-13

From a press release: Fathom Events, New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Warner Bros. Pictures will present all three extended editions of “The Hobbit” trilogy across a three-night theatrical event, featuring “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” on Monday, Oct. 5; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” on Wednesday, Oct. 7; and “The Hobbit: The Battle […]

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WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

From a press release: It’s going to be a “nice day” in Hazleton when Pennsylvania Premiere Wrestling brings legendary professional wrestler, turned multi-time best-selling author, turned stand-up comic/spoken word performer Mick Foley to town. The WWE Hall of Famer will be signing autographs and running the show at PPW Hard Knocks at Holy Family Academy […]

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Nerdist screens new sci-fi horror thriller ‘The Hive’ in Moosic and Dickson City on Sept. 14

Nerdist screens new sci-fi horror thriller ‘The Hive’ in Moosic and Dickson City on Sept. 14

From a press release: From the producer of “Scream,” Cary Granat, Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist Industries, and musician/producer Steve Aoki, “Nerdist Presents: The Hive,” is a cross-genre sci-fi horror thriller set to turn the contagion genre on its head. “Nerdist Presents: The Hive,” a Fathom Premiere, will debut for a one-night event in select U.S. movie […]

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Circle Drive-In screens classic James Bond double feature on Aug. 26 and Lizabeth Scott films on Sept. 20

Circle Drive-In screens classic James Bond double feature on Aug. 26 and Lizabeth Scott films on Sept. 20

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society is joining up with the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City to screen two great evenings of classic films in a classic setting. On Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Circle Drive-In will show a James Bond double feature – admission is (double “0”) $7 per person – marking the […]

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