Movies/TV

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear Part II, 09/05-07/14

PHOTOS: Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear Part II, 09/05-07/14

Two very talented local photographers, Robb Malloy and Tammy Heid, sent NEPA Scene these fun photos from the Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear Part II convention at The Woodlands Inn and Resort in Wilkes-Barre, which ran Sept. 5-7. Celebrity guests pictured include Kane Hodder (Jason Voorhees in “Friday the 13th Parts 7-10,” “Hatchet”), Brad Loree […]

 Sara Pokorny

WWE’s ‘The Architect’ Seth Rollins is building a better bad guy

WWE’s ‘The Architect’ Seth Rollins is building a better bad guy

Mr. Money in the Bank set to appear at WWE Smackdown in Wilkes-Barre tomorrow

It was just scraping 24 hours since smashing his former teammate’s head into a pile of cinder blocks on live TV when we caught up with World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar Seth Rollins on the phone, and the athlete hadn’t lost any sense of pride in his actions. “Things were heating up, but I kind of […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Watch the first 5 minutes of Lifetime’s ‘Saved by the Bell’ movie

Lifetime movies aren’t exactly known for their real-life accuracy, so it’s appropriate that the channel’s upcoming film, “The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story,” is based on Dustin “Screech” Diamond’s “Behind the Bell,” a book he admits was largely fabricated. The movie version, which supposedly tells the true story behind the popular NBC teen sitcom […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Black Bear Film Festival now accepting indie film submissions

Black Bear Film Festival now accepting indie film submissions

The 15th annual Black Bear Film Festival in Milford is now accepting independent film submissions for this year’s festival, which will be held Oct. 17-19. Here are the details via the festival’s website: The film screenings will be held at the historic Milford Theatre (114 E. Catharine St., Milford). The Film Salon, located in the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Valerie Bertinelli traces NEPA family roots on TLC

Earlier this year, the Lackawanna Historical Society helped actress Valerie Bertinelli trace her family history, and now the results of their search will be aired on The Learning Channel on Aug. 13. Best known for her roles in “One Day at a Time,” “Touched by an Angel,” and “Hot in Cleveland,” the 54-year-old actress and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

PBS Arts Fall Festival stars Nathan Lane, Emma Thompson, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, and more

PBS Arts Fall Festival stars Nathan Lane, Emma Thompson, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, and more

From a press release: Announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, the 2014 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in September with 11 weekly programs featuring classic Broadway hits, music from around the country, and a theater performance by award-winning actor Nathan Lane. Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear convention invades Wilkes-Barre

Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear convention invades Wilkes-Barre

It seems that Infect Scranton is no longer the only horror convention in NEPA. The Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear Part II was just announced today, a three-day celebration of horror, sci-fi, and pop culture planned for Sept. 5-7 at The Woodlands Inn and Resort (1073 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre). The event is named after “Mr. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE brings Smackdown back to Wilkes-Barre

WWE brings Smackdown back to Wilkes-Barre

Those who missed WWE Live at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in January will have another chance to catch a live show when WWE Smackdown returns to Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Randy Orton (pictured above), Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Alberto Del Rio, The Big Show, Goldust and […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Cafe Metro documentary captures final meaningful moments of Wilkes-Barre all-ages venue

ARCHIVES: Cafe Metro documentary captures final meaningful moments of Wilkes-Barre all-ages venue

Last September, the local music scene suffered a major loss when underground music venue Cafe Metropolis in downtown Wilkes-Barre closed its doors after 14 years. To lesson the blow, Stephanie Ogozaly has created a memento in documentary form called “The Metro,” set to premiere Saturday, January 15 at 8 p.m. at The Vintage Theater in […]

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