“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” press conference PART 1 – Chris Pratt, Kurt Russell, director James Gunn and more

Written by at April 22, 2017

We’re just two short weeks away from the release of Marvel‘s sequel “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”, and the cast and this week the project’s cast and creative team gathered in Beverly Hills, California this for a press conference about the making of the new film. On the first panel were Marvel Studios president Kevin […]

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VIDEO: Steven Spielberg helps officially open high-tech Universal Cinema at CityWalk Hollywood

Written by at April 21, 2017

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The Universal Cinema multiplex has been operating (under several different names) at Universal CityWalk Hollywood for over two decades, and now it has undergone its most extensive renovating and redesign yet, fully upgraded with “the most technologically advanced sight and sound achievements,” fancy reclining seats, and a new Director’s Lounge cocktail bar on its second floor. […]

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“The X-Files” is returning to television (again) with a new, bigger batch of episodes

Written by at April 21, 2017

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Charge up the flashlight batteries and get ready to explore the unknown once again with FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, because the FOX Network has renewed the 90s series “The X-Files” for another revival batch of ten episodes (that’s four more than the miniseries that ran last year.) Today FOX released a teaser […]

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Classic version of Space Mountain will return to Disneyland for its 40th anniversary this summer

Written by at April 20, 2017

We’re coming out of Hyperspace… the Disneyland favorite Space Mountain will be returning to its “standard” form for the first time in over a year and a half this summer in celebration of the attraction’s 40th anniversary at Walt Disney’s original Magic Kingdom. The ride was first transformed into Hyperspace Mountain in November 2015 for […]

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PHOTOS: First official images of fully-unveiled Guardians of the Galaxy ride exterior released by Disneyland

Written by at April 20, 2017

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The Summer of Heroes is fast approaching at Disneyland Resort, with the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! attraction nearing completion. The ride has replaced the former Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in the Hollywood Land section of Disney California Adventure park, with the 1930s-themed Hollywood Tower Hotel transformed into the futuristic fortress […]

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REVIEW: “Mystery Science Theater 3000” keeps the laughs streaming with a rapid-fire Netflix reboot

Written by at April 18, 2017

Whenever a forthcoming reboot/relaunch/rejiggering of a beloved property from one’s youth is announced (which tends to happen a lot these days) it makes sense for trepidation be the initial response. Generations X and Y have seen so many of their favorite shows and characters resurrected with less-than-satisfactory results, and yet the powers that be keep going back […]

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Star Wars Celebration 2017 Day 3 & 4 Recap – Why Star Wars will always be more than just movies

Written by at April 17, 2017

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“Why do people love ‘Star Wars’ so much? Its just a movie!” – overheard in the hotel lobby across the street from the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando this past weekend. The thing is, Star Wars isn’t just a movie. It’s eight movies, going on nine. Well, ten if you include the extended “Clone […]

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VIDEO: Most impressive cosplay from Star Wars Celebration 2017, plus exhibit hall highlights from Orlando

Written by at April 17, 2017

VIDEO: Most impressive cosplay from Star Wars Celebration 2017, plus exhibit hall highlights from Orlando

We’ve spent the past four days discussing which celebrities and creative types said what in the the various presentations made during Star Wars Celebration 2017 in Orlando, but like any pop culture convention, there’s much more to Celebration than just panels. In fact, many fans prefer to spend the bulk of their time at the […]

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Disney’s Star Wars Land planet has existed for thousands of years, we just haven’t arrived yet

Written by at April 15, 2017

When Disney president Bob Iger first announced the upcoming massive Star Wars expansions for Disneyland and Walt Disney World, a considerable percentage of Star Wars fans was understandably upset that none of their favorite locations from the movie would be represented in the new lands. There won’t be a Hoth, a Tatooine, or an Endor at […]

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“They’re real.” Dazzling new lightsaber technology being developed for Disney theme park Star Wars expansions

Written by at April 15, 2017

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Among the many tidbits of information dropped by the panel of Walt Disney Imagineers and Lucasfilm creatives today at Star Wars Celebration 2017’s Disney Parks panel was a confirmation that the team has designed a new method of creating realistic lightsabers for use in the new Star Wars expansions coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World. […]

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