Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton horror comedy ‘Deatherman’ calls for VHS re-release, sequel announcement, and trailer at NEPA Horror Film Festival

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton horror comedy ‘Deatherman’ calls for VHS re-release, sequel announcement, and trailer at NEPA Horror Film Festival

Much like its undead protagonist, the “Deatherman” is back… in more ways than one. The low-budget horror comedy was shot on tape in Scranton and first released on VHS in 2012, long after the video format’s decline in popularity. That was by design – writer/director Bobby Keller and actor John Kasper, who stars as the […]

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Basket Case’ director and star will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Basket Case’ director and star will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

Following its first guest announcement last month, the NEPA Horror Film Festival is making its second celebrity guest announcement today exclusively on NEPA Scene. “Basket Case” writer/director Frank Henenlotter and the star of this twisted trilogy of cult classic films, Kevin Van Hentenryck, will both appear at the festival when it returns to the Circle […]

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ star Felissa Rose will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ star Felissa Rose will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

As a longtime supporter of the event, NEPA Scene has signed on to be the official media sponsor of the 2019 NEPA Horror Film Festival, just in time for the fifth annual event’s first guest announcement. Festival founder Bobby Keller confirmed today that actress and producer Felissa Rose, best known for starring in the 1983 […]

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Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited ‘Don Quixote’ film screens in NEPA theaters for one night only on April 10

Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited ‘Don Quixote’ film screens in NEPA theaters for one night only on April 10

From a press release: Following nearly 30 years of development hell, North American audiences will finally get their first look at celebrated director Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited film “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” this spring. Co-starring Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce, the adventure comedy had its world premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and […]

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Lehigh Valley punk trio Blind Choice shows ‘Mental Scars’ on new EP, debuts songs at Octoberfest on Oct. 13

Lehigh Valley punk trio Blind Choice shows ‘Mental Scars’ on new EP, debuts songs at Octoberfest on Oct. 13

From a press release: Pen Argyl punk rock trio Blind Choice will officially release their new EP, “Mental Scars,” this Friday, Oct. 12 and debut some of their new songs live at Octoberfest at Electric City Harley-Davidson in Dickson City on Saturday, Oct. 13 with Another Day Dawns and The Holtzmann Effect. The young rockers […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces free 2018 panels/mentoring sessions in Dickson City on Sept. 15

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces free 2018 panels/mentoring sessions in Dickson City on Sept. 15

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference has announced the schedule of free panels, mentoring sessions, and speakers for its 2018 edition. For the first time, the conference has partnered with Northeast Music Center in Dickson City to host the educational portion of the annual event on Saturday, Sept. 15 with some big […]

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WWE Superstar James Ellsworth will meet wrestling fans for free at Dickson City Hyundai on Aug. 11

WWE Superstar James Ellsworth will meet wrestling fans for free at Dickson City Hyundai on Aug. 11

From a press release: Almost a month after “WWE SmackDown” returned to Wilkes-Barre, Dickson City Hyundai will host a free meet and greet with WWE Superstar James Ellsworth on Saturday, Aug. 11 from noon until 2 p.m. Autographs and pictures with the pro wrestler are free. The first 150 fans through the door at Dickson […]

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Celebrate Christmas in July with ‘Christmas Vacation’ and book market at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

Celebrate Christmas in July with ‘Christmas Vacation’ and book market at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

From a press release: It’s almost halfway to Christmas, so the Lackawanna Historical Society will celebrate Christmas in July with a literary marketplace and cult classic movie screening at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Wednesday, July 25, complete with holiday music and Christmas decorations. Gates at the drive-in theater (1911 Scranton/Carbondale Hwy., Dickson […]

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RiffTrax blasts ‘MST3K’ classic ‘Space Mutiny’ live in NEPA theaters June 14-19

RiffTrax blasts ‘MST3K’ classic ‘Space Mutiny’ live in NEPA theaters June 14-19

From a press release: The side-splitting RiffTrax trio – Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fame – will present a never-before-seen riffing on the out-of-this-world ’80s adventure “Space Mutiny” during a live simulcast in select movie theaters nationwide on Thursday, June 14 at 8 p.m., followed by a […]

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Director’s cut of ‘Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks’ premieres in NEPA theaters on June 11

Director’s cut of ‘Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks’ premieres in NEPA theaters on June 11

From a press release: BBC Studios and Fathom Events are partnering to present the 90-minute director’s cut of the hugely popular classic “Doctor Who” adventure “Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks” in select movie theaters for a special one-night-only event on Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. An exclusive interview with the Fourth Doctor, Tom […]

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