‘Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle’ will bring Dementors, Death Eaters, and Voldemort to life at Universal!
Feb28

‘Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle’ will bring Dementors, Death Eaters, and Voldemort to life at Universal!

A new sort of magic is brewing at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and it’s decidedly DARK! Both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort will be bracing for Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle! The new projection-mapped experience on the iconic Hogwarts Castle will summon As darkness falls on Hogwarts castle, Dementors, Death Eaters and other unspeakable creatures from Aragog and Mountain Trolls to Thestrals will...

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Crazy realistic Audio Animatronics are coming to STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE including Hondo Ohnaka!
Feb28

Crazy realistic Audio Animatronics are coming to STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE including Hondo Ohnaka!

As if last night’s drop didn’t hit like a shot from the Death Star, Disney has released a new video today showcasing one of the new audio animatronics that guests will be seeing in the upcoming STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE expansion at both Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park. RELATED POST PHOTOS: A look at the food, merch, and rides coming to STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE! The advanced figures that were...

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PHOTOS: A look at the food, merch, and rides coming to STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE!
Feb27

PHOTOS: A look at the food, merch, and rides coming to STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE!

It’s no secret that the Star Was: Galaxy’s Edge expansion (or unofficially Star Wars Land for the uninitiated) will be an incredible undertaking when it lands at both Disneyland Park in Anaheim and Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park at Walt Disney World and now we have more info (thanks to the fabulous D23) than ever before about the impressive new undertaking opening as early as this summer in California and later this...

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PICTORIAL: Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is an incredible take on mid-century modern
Feb27

PICTORIAL: Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is an incredible take on mid-century modern

On a recent visit to Florida, we really wanted to check out Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. We’re big fans of mid-century modern style so it gave us great pleasure to find with this property with an abundance of style and class. We didn’t stay as guests but just walking around gave us a sense for the wonderful attention to detail given to this “Prime Value” hotel. Universal hotels are split into four...

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MUST-SEE! ‘Disney’s Silly Symphony in Concert’ brings live music to classic Disney animation
Feb26

MUST-SEE! ‘Disney’s Silly Symphony in Concert’ brings live music to classic Disney animation

Live music paired with Disney classics. It doesn’t get better and geekier than that so obviously we’re super excited about the upcoming Disney in Concert, a Silly Symphony Celebration. The event is being billed as “a tuneful and colorful celebration” of the 75 cartoons produced at the Walt Disney Studios 1929 and 1939 that eventually lead to the making of Fantasia (1940). The CSUN Symphony orchestra —...

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New Downtown Disney tenant Sugarboo & Co. coming soon!
Feb26

New Downtown Disney tenant Sugarboo & Co. coming soon!

Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort is getting a new tenant: Sugarboo & Co.! For the uninitiated, this family-owned unique boutique offering a wide variety of home goods including uplifting art prints, whimsical paper products, handmade ceramics, candles, bath apothecary and stamped jewelry. Below are some additional details shared by Disney: If you’re wondering about the word “Sugarboo,” it comes from the nicknames the...

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REVIEW: RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET brings a Ralphzilla-sized assortment of goodies
Feb26

REVIEW: RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET brings a Ralphzilla-sized assortment of goodies

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET might have proven to be a financial hit but it perhaps was not quite the pop culture juggernaut as the original release. Taking the classic mix of characters and throwing them into modern day internet was truthfully a little bit confusing and a lot bit overwhelming. Still, at its core is a story about the strength friendship and even a dual purpose addressing empty-nester syndrome. Regardless, the foundations...

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REVIEW: THE LITTLE MERMAID comes ashore with new extras, 3-hours of classic features
Feb26

REVIEW: THE LITTLE MERMAID comes ashore with new extras, 3-hours of classic features

THE LITTLE MERMAID emerges once again for home release and in this new Walt Disney Signature Collection Multi-Screen Edition (say that three times fast) we find an expected assortment of new and returning features to help push you towards the decision to re-purchase a movie that you’ve likely already purchased at least once before over the years! There’s THREE ways in which you can enjoy the movie: Regular, Sing-Along, and...

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The 2019 return of ‘Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival’ at SeaWorld; a global flavor explosion!
Feb25

The 2019 return of ‘Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival’ at SeaWorld; a global flavor explosion!

We got to experience the Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival at SeaWorld last year and found a surprisingly robust event with flavors from around the world. This year, the event returns weekends from March 9 – April 28, 2019! The full event offers eats (more than 55 food items), drinks (127 beer options, several wine varietals) and live entertainment (on three stages) celebrating a truly global flavor! Here’s a look...

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DISNEY AT THE OSCARS 2019: 4 Wins! ‘Black Panther’ secures Oscar gold!
Feb24

DISNEY AT THE OSCARS 2019: 4 Wins! ‘Black Panther’ secures Oscar gold!

It was a monumental night at the 91st Annual Academy Awards and Disney had a part in the evening with 4 WINS!  As expected, the lion’s share of the wins tonight for the house of mouse went to  BLACK PANTHER! Here’s Disney’s wins: Short Film – Animated (BAO) Costume Design (BLACK PANTHER—Ruth Carter) Production Design (BLACK PANTHER—Hannah Beachler) Music – Original Score (BLACK PANTHER—Ludwig Göransson)...

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