Movies/TV

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Original ‘Alien’ film screens in NEPA theaters for 40th anniversary Oct. 13-16

Original ‘Alien’ film screens in NEPA theaters for 40th anniversary Oct. 13-16

From a press release: 40 years ago, director Ridley Scott’s masterpiece “Alien” revolutionized the science fiction and horror genres along with the industry. To celebrate its 40th anniversary and everlasting impact on filmmaking, Fathom Events is bringing the original 1979 movie back to the big screen as part of its Turner Classic Movies Big Screen […]

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Meet the original ‘Night of the Living Dead’ cast at Kirby Center screening in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

Meet the original ‘Night of the Living Dead’ cast at Kirby Center screening in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

From a press release: 50 years after its original release, George A. Romero’s classic zombie film “Night of the Living Dead” comes back to life on the silver screen at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. This special screening of the movie features a live talkback with stars […]

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‘Basket Case’ creator and actors will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

‘Basket Case’ creator and actors will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

In addition to showing dozens of films that will be brand new to most attendees, the NEPA Horror Film Festival will bring in the creative team behind one of the strangest cult classics of the 1980s. As announced exclusively on NEPA Scene back in May, “Basket Case” writer/director Frank Henenlotter and the star of the […]

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Cinemark in Moosic screens ‘Ghostbusters’ for 35th anniversary Oct. 6-10

Cinemark in Moosic screens ‘Ghostbusters’ for 35th anniversary Oct. 6-10

From a press release: Paranormal activity never looked as good, or as funny, as it did in the summer of 1984 when “Ghostbusters” became a pop-culture phenomenon. 35 years later, Fathom Events and Sony Pictures are giving movie fans a chance to get slimed again, but for two nights only – Sunday, Oct. 6 and […]

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Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival invites filmmakers to take Mystery Box Film Challenge

Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival invites filmmakers to take Mystery Box Film Challenge

From a press release: Established and aspiring local filmmakers alike are invited to sign up for the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival’s popular annual event, the Mystery Box Film Challenge. Advance registration for the challenge begins today, Oct. 3, and must be made by Thursday, Oct. 31 by filling out the online form at nepafilmfestival.com. The […]

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In memory of radio legend Harry West, WVIA airs ‘WARMLand’ documentary Oct. 3-4

In memory of radio legend Harry West, WVIA airs ‘WARMLand’ documentary Oct. 3-4

From a press release: VIA Public Media in Pittston will be airing a special rebroadcast of the WVIA original documentary “WARMLand Remembered” in remembrance of longtime WARM “The Mighty 590” radio personality Harry West, who passed away last Friday, Sept. 27 at the age of 89. The documentary will air this Thursday, Oct. 3 at […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Horror Film Fest hosts pre-party concert at The Keys in Scranton on Oct. 12

NEPA Horror Film Fest hosts pre-party concert at The Keys in Scranton on Oct. 12

Local horror movie fans who just can’t wait for the fifth annual NEPA Horror Film Festival can kick things off early with a pre-party at The Keys in downtown Scranton on Saturday, Oct. 12, the night before the festival takes over the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City. The 21+ show will feature a mix of […]

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‘SNL’ alumni Colin Quinn and Tim Meadows perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 29

‘SNL’ alumni Colin Quinn and Tim Meadows perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 29

From a press release: Live from Wilkes-Barre, it’s Friday night! It was announced today that “Saturday Night Live” alumni Colin Quinn and Tim Meadows will bring their stand-up comedy to the Keystone Grand Ballroom of Mohegan Sun Pocono on Friday, Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which start at $25, go on sale this Monday, […]

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Rob Zombie’s ‘3 from Hell’ adds one more unrated screening in NEPA theaters on Oct. 14

Rob Zombie’s ‘3 from Hell’ adds one more unrated screening in NEPA theaters on Oct. 14

From a press release: “3 from Hell,” the new film by horror icon and heavy metal mastermind Rob Zombie that follows up his cult hits “House of 1,000 Corpses” and “The Devil’s Rejects,” earned $1.92 million when it was shown on a limited number of screens across the United States for three nights last week, […]

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‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4

From a press release: Following five successful years of touring and more than 500 performances, the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest-running and highest-rated holiday television special will fly into the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with the critically acclaimed “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. […]