NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton library’s Albright After Hours series screens ‘The Trouble with Cali’ and ‘Beyond the Valley of the Dolls’

Scranton library’s Albright After Hours series screens ‘The Trouble with Cali’ and ‘Beyond the Valley of the Dolls’

Copies of actor and director Paul Sorvino’s disasterpiece “The Trouble With Cali” may not be able to leave the building, but the Albright Memorial Library in Scranton will be making it a bit easier to see the controversial film with a screening at the library on Friday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. Sorvino spent $500,000 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘The Trouble with Cali’ now available at Scranton library, but cannot leave the building

‘The Trouble with Cali’ now available at Scranton library, but cannot leave the building

From a press release: Lackawanna County Commissioners Jim Wansacz, Patrick M. O’Malley, and Edward G. Staback turned over a copy of “The Trouble With Cali” to the Lackawanna County Library System today, but while the controversial film will be available to the public, it cannot be taken home for private viewing (or ridicule). The Blu-ray […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Episode 32 – Finding enjoyment in Paul Sorvino’s unintentionally hilarious film ‘The Trouble with Cali’

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Episode 32 – Finding enjoyment in Paul Sorvino’s unintentionally hilarious film ‘The Trouble with Cali’

Professionally recorded every Monday at The Stude in TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton and released exclusively on nepascene.com every Tuesday, the NEPA Scene Podcast is a free supplement to the website, expanding on the arts and entertainment stories covered on the site and going beyond them to discuss other news and entertainment topics. Each week, the […]

 Rich Howells

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Trouble with Cali’ is as awful as people say – which is why you should see it

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Trouble with Cali’ is as awful as people say – which is why you should see it

At the free local premiere of “The Trouble with Cali” on July 9, the seats of the Scranton Cultural Center were a little over half empty. Or, if you’re an optimist, it was half full, but with all the press regarding the shady production and belabored release of this taxpayer-funded running joke, it’s hard to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Paul Sorvino’s ‘The Trouble with Cali’ will screen for free July 9-11 at the Scranton Cultural Center

Paul Sorvino’s ‘The Trouble with Cali’ will screen for free July 9-11 at the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: The Lackawanna County commissioners will be rolling out the red carpet in July for the long-awaited Scranton premiere of “The Trouble with Cali” – whether people will be buying popcorn or rotten tomatoes is yet to be seen. Details for the community showing of the controversial taxpayer-funded film were announced earlier […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Paul Sorvino delivers copies of ‘The Trouble with Cali’ to Lackawanna County, public showing planned

Paul Sorvino delivers copies of ‘The Trouble with Cali’ to Lackawanna County, public showing planned

From a press release: Finally, the taxpayers of Lackawanna County have their movie – “The Trouble with Cali.” Three Blu-ray discs were delivered to the county commissioners’ office this morning from actor and director Paul Sorvino. The arrival of the package from West Hollywood, California brings to a close a 10-year journey to secure the […]