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‘Joker’ fans flock to Bronx stairway – and New Yorkers aren’t happy with new tourism

‘Joker’ fans flock to Bronx stairway – and New Yorkers aren’t happy with new tourism

New York’s newest tourist attraction isn’t a museum, park, or art installation. It’s a stairway. Sandwiched between apartment buildings in the Bronx, it’s been dubbed by moviegoers the “Joker Stairs,” earning its name and fame after being featured prominently in “Joker.” Since the film’s release, fans have flocked to the stairs, where they’ve been posing […]

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See 6 classic ‘Twilight Zone’ episodes in NEPA theaters for 60th anniversary on Nov. 14

See 6 classic ‘Twilight Zone’ episodes in NEPA theaters for 60th anniversary on Nov. 14

From a press release: From the four repeating notes of its theme music to its unforgettable tales of the supernatural and the surreal, few television series have reshaped the medium as much as Rod Serling’s “The Twilight Zone.” On Thursday, Nov. 14, Fathom Events and CBS Home Entertainment will celebrate the series’ 60th anniversary with […]

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Kingston stuntwoman-turned-director completing NEPA film ‘F-Word’ with Kickstarter campaign

Kingston stuntwoman-turned-director completing NEPA film ‘F-Word’ with Kickstarter campaign

From a press release: Long after the director yells “Cut!” on any film, there’s still plenty of post-production work to do, and that work requires funding. To finish a movie written, filmed, and set in Northeastern Pennsylvania, a local filmmaker is asking for tax-deductible donations via Kickstarter to make her vision a reality before time […]

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Meet Leatherface actor at ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ screenings at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 26

Meet Leatherface actor at ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ screenings at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 26

While the NEPA Horror Film Festival is over, the Circle Drive-In Theatre isn’t finished showing seasonal movies or bringing horror stars to Dickson City. Two screenings of “Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D” will be held this Saturday, Oct. 26, one at 7 p.m. and one at 10 p.m. In between, actor Dan Yeager, who played the […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre nominated for Theater of the Year Award, undergoes staff and website changes

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre nominated for Theater of the Year Award, undergoes staff and website changes

From a press release: For the second year in a row, the IEBA, the International Entertainment Buyers Association, has nominated the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre for the prestigious Ryman Auditorium Theater of the Year Award. The Beacon Theatre in New York City, the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, the Microsoft Theater […]

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After Christmas, WWE Live Holiday Tour stops at Giant Center in Hershey on Dec. 29

After Christmas, WWE Live Holiday Tour stops at Giant Center in Hershey on Dec. 29

From a press release: The WWE announced today that the WWE Live Holiday Tour is coming to the Giant Center in Hershey on Sunday, Dec. 29 at 7:30 p.m. The stars of WWE RAW are heading to Hershey for a non-televised professional wrestling event. Universal Champion Seth Rollins, United States Champion AJ Styles, Women’s Champion […]

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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 […]