Yet Again More Movies To Go See

Some more movies on being showed around to check out.

Carrie Kirk's photo.

The Kanawha Players Theater has another classic movie viewing Friday (July 11) at 10pm.  This time it is Spooks Run Wild with Bella Lugosi and is part of East Side Kids series of films.  In this one the boys are sent to mountain camp, hear about a killer on the loose, and end up at Lugosi’s mansion.  A comedy/horror film for all to enjoy.

Tickets are just $3 and concessions will be sold.


The Orpheum Project presents Trek in the Parking(ing garage) with The Menagerie Pts. 1 and 2.  The one where the pilot episode of the series is shown to the current crew of the Enterprise.

It is this Saturday, July 12th, at 8pm at the parking garage by the Cabell County Public Library.

Water and Cracker Jacks will be provided to all.



The Clay Center’s Sci-Fi Film Series, using the planetarium screen, continues with Brazil and Fahrenheit 451.

Brazil, Terry Gilliam’s Oscar nominee Orwellian future, will be shown at 7pm Friday August 15th and Saturday August 16th.  Fahrenheit 451 is based on the Ray Bradbury novel tells of a firefighter who burns books for living.  It will be shown on Friday October 17th and Saturday October 18th at 7:30pm.

Both films are just $6 each.

For fans of anime, the latest Dragonball Z movie Battle of Gods is getting a limited release in theaters on August 5, 6, 7, and 9.  Some of those are in state.  The movie will be shown at the Morgantown Mall Cinema, Bluefield Cinema, and the Teays Valley Stadium (just five minutes from where I live).  Check your local theater for times and admission costs.

The movie is about a god who comes to Earth looking for a good fight and for Goku it is Tuesday.


Go out and see some fun movies.






Over the Border: RCCC 2014

The fourth annual comic book and collectables show River City Comic Con will be at the Lafayette Hotel in downtown Marietta, Ohio on Saturday July 27th from 10am-5pm. Admission is $2 for adults and free for children 8 and under with an adult.

River City Con Logo

The list of exhibitors for the con is lightsaber choreography filmmakers Blind Wave Productions, comic creators Daniel Boyd, Michael Mayne, James Patrick, Nathan Arnold and Evan Bevins of Support Group, Broken Icon Comics, Michael Easton of Short Pants Romance, Electro Magnetic Press, Tim Fuller of Zombie Marge Comix, Rodney Fyke of Peanut Puddin ‘n Jelly, Gary Gibeaut of Five Star Comics, Shawn Langley, Old World Comics, Palowsky of Laughing Stroke, Steve Richter, Rock Bottom Studio; artists dead-koi, Lisil V, Jesse Marks, Kayla RennerNrrd Knits sewn and crocheted geekery, Remix Pro Wrestling, and cosplay expert Michael “Knightmage” Wilson.

Activities at the con will include a free make-and-take crafts for kids, a film screening from Jeffery Scott Richards at noon, Blind Wave panel and screenings at 1pm, costume contest at 2pm, and a Cosplay 101 panel at 3pm with Knightmage.  The costume contest has three categories for best child, best adult, and most original.  The winners will receive a souvenir keepsake and “con cash” to spend at the show.  Vendors at the con will have comics, TPBs, anime, toys, cards, games, and more.

A small friendly con with local creators and stores.

Over the Border: Wyvacon2014

Wyvacon is a small sci-fi con in Wytheville, VA holding their third event this year.  It will be at the Wytheville Meeting Center on Saturday July 26th from 9am-5pm.  Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.  There will be food and drink sold by the meeting center, no outside food allowed.

Special guest for the convention are paranormal investigation groups Sisters of Salem and Black Diamond Paranormal, author and screenwriters Barry Hayes and Jeremy Hicks, FX makeup and costumers Chris DeHart I.R. Zombi, green screen photographers Sci-Fi Photo Guys, Transformer costumer John Koger, Arthurian novelist Kim Headlee, amateur astronomer Scott Martin, artist Hershel A. Brewer, all-round nerd and tinkerer Drew Laing, the 501st, filker White Plectrum, geek metal band Cult Dionysis, and comic creator Dan Delby.

Some of the events at the con are 501st will be holding a charity raffle with prizes from local artists, vendors, and businesses, a book exchange where you can trade up to three sci-fi or fantasy books for three others, silent art auction, and costume contest at 12:30pm with three different age categories and one for pair or group.  There will panels on comic book illustrations, brony meet-up, paranormal investigations, gamer creation, Japanese comics, filking, space & science, plus demonstrations on latex, 3-D printing, steampunk weapon making, and miniatures painting.

Gaming at the event includes console gaming  provided by Game Stop with BlazeBlue, Streetfighter, Injustice, and Dark Souls 2.  For table top gaming there is Warhammer 40k tournament, Magic: the Gathering sealed deck tournament, Star Wars X-Wing miniatures demos, and Pathfinder Pure Steam and Imperium Campaign games.

Vendors will be selling books, buttons, patches, walking sticks, steampunk jewelry, art prints, art cards, crafts, t-shirts, comics, steampunk weapons, collectibles, leather work, RPGs, models, miniatures, CCGs, and plenty more.

There will be an after con party at the Wohlfahrt Haus Matterhorn Lounge and Bier Garten.

A small friendly con with lots of excitement.