Rich Howells

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 22

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 22

Local fans of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” won’t have to wait until October to see the cult film on the big screen again – the Sweet Translucent Dreams shadow cast, who regularly perform in Bethlehem and Emmaus, will bring their live show to the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, July 22. […]

 Joe Evans

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Baby Driver’ is a smooth, near-perfect summer action movie ride

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Baby Driver’ is a smooth, near-perfect summer action movie ride

In the past week or so, the hype train has been barreling faster and faster for Edgar Wright’s latest effort. If you ask Rotten Tomatoes or one of the critics at SXSW in Austin, Texas, “Baby Driver” is the greatest thing since “Citizen Kane.” I’ll say right off the top – I really enjoyed my […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 12 DVDs/Blu-rays in NEPA, 06/14/17

The Top 12 DVDs/Blu-rays in NEPA, 06/14/17

Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound has provided NEPA Scene with the Top 12 bestselling DVDs in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. “D” indicates a debut this week. Top 12 DVDs in NEPA 1. The Beatles – Eight Days a Week 2. Roy Orbison – Black and White Night 30th Anniversary Edition 3. […]

 Rich Howells

Al Pacino will play Penn State coach Joe Paterno in upcoming HBO movie

Al Pacino will play Penn State coach Joe Paterno in upcoming HBO movie

After suspending production back in 2014, it was reported today that an HBO movie about Joe Paterno is moving forward again with Academy Award winner Al Pacino cast as the disgraced former Penn State football coach, with Barry Levinson serving as director and executive producer. Levinson previously directed another HBO project, “You Don’t Know Jack,” […]

 Joe Evans

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’s’ eye candy is a bit too sweet, but still enjoyable

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’s’ eye candy is a bit too sweet, but still enjoyable

How many root beer floats are too many? That seems like a trick question, right? How could one possibly put an objective limit on delicious, sugary goodness? I, like many, love a good root beer float. It’s a delicious treat that hits my sweet tooth like a laser blast. If someone put a root beer […]

 Joe Evans

REVIEW: Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton offers a new moviegoing experience in NEPA

REVIEW: Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton offers a new moviegoing experience in NEPA

I’m a lover of film – a cinephile, if you will. I see, at minimum, a movie in the theater per week. Observant readers have probably seen my movie reviews on this very website. So, like so many other film fans in Northeastern Pennsylvania, I was incredibly excited when I found out that downtown Scranton […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grab your Multipass – ‘Fifth Element’ screening in Moosic and Stroudsburg theaters May 14-17

Grab your Multipass – ‘Fifth Element’ screening in Moosic and Stroudsburg theaters May 14-17

From a press release: 20 years ago, audiences were dazzled by the visionary images and quirky adventure of “The Fifth Element.” To celebrate the 20th anniversary of director Luc Besson’s groundbreaking film, Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will present a 4K restoration of the film in select movie theaters nationwide for two days […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Inaugural Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival takes over Mauch Chunk Opera House June 8-11

Inaugural Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival takes over Mauch Chunk Opera House June 8-11

From a press release: Head organizer Todd Morris of Jim Thorpe has announced the birth of the first annual Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival, premiering Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House. The JTIFF channels the rebellious spirit of the Molly Maguires, welcoming the boldest, most defiant filmmakers to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

RiffTrax slices up ‘Samurai Cop’ in live stream at Dickson City and Stroudsburg theaters April 13-18

RiffTrax slices up ‘Samurai Cop’ in live stream at Dickson City and Stroudsburg theaters April 13-18

From a press release: The RiffTrax crew – Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fame – return to movie theaters across the country this spring to slice and dice “Samurai Cop,” the beloved Z-grade action film of the early ‘90s. “RiffTrax Live: Samurai Cop” will have cinema audiences […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 12 DVDs/Blu-rays in NEPA, 03/30/17

The Top 12 DVDs/Blu-rays in NEPA, 03/30/17

Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound has provided NEPA Scene with the Top 12 bestselling DVDs in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. “D” indicates a debut this week. Top 12 DVDs in NEPA 1. Roy Orbison – Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition 2. Eric Clapton – Live in San Diego (D) […]

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