VIDEO – Wizarding World of Harry Potter guests enjoy the Solar Eclipse at Universal Studios Hollywood

Written by at August 21, 2017

We owe the natural beauty and wonder of a solar eclipse more to the laws of physics than magic, but it’s still magical to be able to witness such an extraordinary cosmic event from a fantasy-inspired area inside a favorite theme park. That’s what guests did today in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at […]

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VIDEO – Say goodbye to the Main Street Electrical Parade as it departs its original home at Disneyland once again

Written by at August 21, 2017

Its time has come and gone once again. After first launching in 1972, performing in various forms at five different Disney theme parks around the world, and finally returning to its original home at Disneyland this past January, the Main Street Electrical Parade has bid farewell one more time. Last night at Walt Disney’s original Magic Kingdom […]

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Snow Monster “Mini Monster” dessert and beverage shop opens at Universal CityWalk Hollywood

Written by at August 19, 2017

Regulars at (and visitors to) the Universal CityWalk Hollywood shopping district have another cause to celebrate. The popular Southern California-based dessert and beverage chain Snow Monster has opened a new “mini monster” location just outside the gates to Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles. The minimalist decor in the shop shouldn’t turn off seekers of […]

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Obi-Wan Kenobi stand-alone “Star Wars” movie confirmed in development at Lucasfilm

Written by at August 17, 2017

Obi-Wan Kenobi stand-alone “Star Wars” movie confirmed in development at Lucasfilm

After many months of speculation, we now know the subject of what may be Lucasfilm’s next “Star Wars” standalone spin-off movie: Obi-Wan Kenobi. Today trusted industry trade publication The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed in an exclusive story what many Star Wars fans have long suspected: Jedi Master Obi-Wan will get his own movie, likely set between […]

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Disney Vault 28 and Fossil shops closing in favor of Star Wars VR experience at Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

Written by at August 17, 2017

Just a couple weeks ago, Disneyland Resort announced a partnership with VR tech firm The Void to bring the new “hyper-reality” experience “Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire” to the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim. The only thing fans were unclear about was where the new Void Experience Center would be placed in Disneyland’s famed outdoor […]

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HangTime roller coaster announced for Knott’s Berry Farm, first dive coaster on west coast, coming summer 2018

Written by at August 17, 2017

Get ready to board the thrill ride of your life at Knott’s Berry Farm. This Wednesday evening the famous “America’s First Theme Park” announced its new 150-foot-tall steel roller coaster HangTime, which will become the very first dive coaster on the west coast when it opens next summer. HangTime will feature “gravity-defying inversions, mid-air suspensions and twisting […]

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First details revealed for Muppets at Hollywood Bowl grand fireworks finale performances in September

Written by at August 16, 2017

Way back in February, The Muppets and the Hollywood Bowl amphitheater in Los Angeles announced a three-night grand fireworks finale performance for the end of the summer concert season in September. Naturally, Southern California Muppet fans were quick to purchase tickets as soon as they went on sale, but the only problem was there were very few details […]

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VIDEO – One dozen “DuckTales” Easter Eggs from the new Disney XD reboot series pilot episode

Written by at August 16, 2017

As you probably already know, the new “DuckTales” reboot made its debut this past weekend on Disney XD, and I personally thought it was pretty terrific. I also noticed a bunch of Easter Egg references to the 1980s “DuckTales” TV series, the Carl Barks comics that inspired it, and even other Disney properties. So let’s […]

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VIDEO – “IT” Experience brings creepy haunted house to Hollywood in promotion of new Stephen King adaptation

Written by at August 14, 2017

Immersive haunt experiences have become fairly commonplace in Los Angeles, but they usually tend to pop up around Halloween time. This year– in late summer– New Line Cinema has set up an impressively-detailed haunted house in the heart of Hollywood, California, as [art of the promotion for its new feature adaptation of Stephen King‘s classic […]

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Get the “Yondu Look” from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” with the help of actor Michael Rooker in Los Angeles

Written by at August 14, 2017

Get the “Yondu Look” from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” with the help of actor Michael Rooker in Los Angeles

The characters from Marvel’s popular “Guardians of the Galaxy” film series all have very distinctive appearances, but among the most striking looks is that of Michael Rooker‘s ravager role Yondu, instantly recognizable for his red mohawk and blue skin. Next Tuesday, August 22nd, from 9:00 AM until 12:00 noon– in celebration of the home video […]

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