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NEPA Horror Fest hosts Spooky Summer II with music, movies, and more at Circle Drive-In on June 25

NEPA Horror Fest hosts Spooky Summer II with music, movies, and more at Circle Drive-In on June 25

From a press release: Live music, iconic horror films, a celebrity meet and greet, and a one-of-a-kind marketplace will be some of the highlights of Spooky Summer II, an outdoor event hosted by the NEPA Horror Fest and Scranton DIY Punk Collective at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, June 25. The […]

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After 35 years, animated ‘G.I. Joe: The Movie’ receives theatrical release in NEPA on June 23-25

After 35 years, animated ‘G.I. Joe: The Movie’ receives theatrical release in NEPA on June 23-25

From a press release: Fathom Events and Hasbro are bringing the classic 1987 action/adventure animated film “G.I. Joe: The Movie” to select movie theaters nationwide on Thursday, June 23 and Saturday, June 25 in celebration of its 35th anniversary. After “The Transformers: The Movie” failed to perform at the box office in 1986, “G.I. Joe: […]

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NEPA Horror Fest screens ‘Pet Sematary’ with star Miko Hughes at Circle Drive-In on June 25

NEPA Horror Fest screens ‘Pet Sematary’ with star Miko Hughes at Circle Drive-In on June 25

From a press release: On Saturday, June 25, the NEPA Horror Fest and Scranton DIY Punk Collective will host 2022’s scariest summer celebration, Spooky Summer II, from noon until midnight at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City. During the day, the bi-annual (June and October each year) NEPA Horror Fest combines a punk rock […]

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‘Trolls Live’ brings animated characters to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre May 24-25

‘Trolls Live’ brings animated characters to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre May 24-25

From a press release: Get ready for a hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch, and all their Troll friends from the DreamWorks animated movies come to life on stage in “Trolls Live,” their first-ever live tour. Jam-packed with children’s music, glitter, humor, and happiness, it was announced today that “Trolls Live” will visit the Mohegan Sun […]

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New ‘Rocky IV’ Ultimate Director’s Cut screens in NEPA theaters for 1 night only on Nov. 11

New ‘Rocky IV’ Ultimate Director’s Cut screens in NEPA theaters for 1 night only on Nov. 11

From a press release: The most triumphant sports drama franchise in history returns to select theaters nationwide for a one-night-only exclusive engagement on Thursday, Nov. 11 with “Rocky vs. Drago: The Ultimate Director’s Cut.” After more than 35 years, director, writer, and star Sylvester Stallone masterfully reshapes “Rocky IV,” delivering 40 minutes of never-before-seen footage. […]

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Electric City Music Conference hosts first film screening with live music at Stage West in Scranton on Nov. 19

Electric City Music Conference hosts first film screening with live music at Stage West in Scranton on Nov. 19

This year, the Electric City Music Conference will be adding film premieres to its ever-expanding repertoire. On Friday, Nov. 19, the short film “Hometown Boys” will have its Scranton premiere at Stage West in Scranton as part of the event. The film follows “four idiots on a heist, a shit-ton of neon-colored lube, and a […]

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WVIA documentary on prison rehab program ‘A Call to CARE’ premieres Oct. 14

WVIA documentary on prison rehab program ‘A Call to CARE’ premieres Oct. 14

From a press release: WVIA will premiere the original documentary film “A Call to CARE” on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV. “A Call to CARE” is a one-hour film produced by WVIA that explores the Court-Assisted Re-Entry Program, an effort to help individuals released from prison with a moderate-to-high risk of recidivism […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre adds more classic movie screenings on Aug. 6-Sept. 17

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre adds more classic movie screenings on Aug. 6-Sept. 17

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre announced the final movies in the “Come Back to the Kirby” series, continuing on Fridays at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. through Sept. 17. Hearkening back to the venue’s history as a movie theater, the “Come Back to the Kirby” series that started […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre reopens with classic movie screenings on June 25-July 30

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre reopens with classic movie screenings on June 25-July 30

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre announced that it is reopening to the public by showing classic movies starting on June 25 and continuing every Friday during the month of July at both 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Hearkening back to the venue’s history as a movie theater, the […]

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Oscars 2021: 5 experts break down the winners, speeches, fashion, music, and more highlights

Oscars 2021: 5 experts break down the winners, speeches, fashion, music, and more highlights

Chloé Zhao has made history at the 93rd Academy Awards as the first Asian-American woman and first woman of color to win Best Director. She won for “Nomadland,” which Zhao also edited, produced, and adapted as a screenplay (from the book by Jessica Bruder). Only one other woman has ever won Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow […]

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