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) […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Indie horror comedy ‘Attack of the Killer Shrews’ screens with cast and crew in Honesdale on March 18

Indie horror comedy ‘Attack of the Killer Shrews’ screens with cast and crew in Honesdale on March 18

From a press release: Canaltown will present the local premiere of the indie horror comedy “Attack of the Killer Shrews!” at Cinema 6 in Honesdale on Saturday, March 18 at 8 p.m. The screening will be accompanied by cast and crew members of the big screen production. Created by White Lion Studios in Western New […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Hazleton ‘Polka King’ Jan Lewan joins Jack Black on stage for ‘Rappin’ Polka’ at Sundance premiere Q&A

VIDEO: Hazleton ‘Polka King’ Jan Lewan joins Jack Black on stage for ‘Rappin’ Polka’ at Sundance premiere Q&A

While we still don’t have a trailer for the anticipated comedic drama “The Polka King,” which stars comedian, actor, and musician Jack Black as real-life Hazleton polka legend (and convicted con man) Jan “Lewan” Lewandowski, coverage of its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 22 has given us many more details […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Have the time of your life at ‘Dirty Dancing’ screenings in NEPA theaters on Jan. 29 and Feb. 1

Have the time of your life at ‘Dirty Dancing’ screenings in NEPA theaters on Jan. 29 and Feb. 1

From a press release: The iconic story of Baby and Johnny’s summer love, “Dirty Dancing,” returns to the big screen on Sunday, Jan. 29 and Wednesday, Feb. 1 for a 30th anniversary presentation from Fathom Events and Lionsgate at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. both days. This screening will also treat fans to an exclusive […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

TCM announces 14 ‘Big Screen Classics’ that will play in NEPA theaters in 2017

TCM announces 14 ‘Big Screen Classics’ that will play in NEPA theaters in 2017

From a press release: Gene Kelly will sing in the rain, Bette Davis will fasten her seatbelt for a bumpy night, Marlon Brando will make an offer no one can refuse, Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint will scurry across Mount Rushmore, and Elliott and E.T. will fly over the moon – and they’ll do […]

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