PICTORIAL: No calm before the storm, Disneyland Resort a hotbed of activity ahead of STAR WARS’ big debut!
May26

PICTORIAL: No calm before the storm, Disneyland Resort a hotbed of activity ahead of STAR WARS’ big debut!

It’s hardly a period of quiet before the storm. With the grand opening of STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE taking place next Friday, the Disneyland Resort remains a hotbed of activity across every inch of the property. In this update we’ll take a look at a TON of progress that completed this week including several Project Stardust initiatives to get the park ready for the crush of humanity expected this summer. Walls are...

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TOY STORY 4 at Disneyland brings extended peek of Disney-Pixar’s latest animated adventure
May25

TOY STORY 4 at Disneyland brings extended peek of Disney-Pixar’s latest animated adventure

Disneyland (along with Disney Parks locations around the globe) have begun showing a TOY STORY 4 extended preview which includes a custom intro by actor Tony Hale. TOY STORY 4 returns with everyone’s favorite pull-string cowboy sheriff Woody, along with his best friends Buzz Lightyear and Jessie, who are happy taking care of their kid, Bonnie, until a new toy called “Forky” arrives in her room. According to Forky, a...

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WATCH: Sleeping Beauty Castle reopens at Disneyland with refreshed facade, walk-through
May25

WATCH: Sleeping Beauty Castle reopens at Disneyland with refreshed facade, walk-through

After a short few months under refurbishment, Sleeping Beauty Castle reopened at Disneyland on Friday with a refreshed paint-job, new roofs, and overall fresher look to guarantee a sharp beautiful backdrop for grams, snaps, and Christmas family photos for years to come. Although we got a decent first look at the castle last week, we now get to walk not just through but also inside of the iconic Disneyland centerpiece. The initiative...

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SOARIN’ OVER CALIFORNIA to return to Disney California Adventure for limited time this summer
May24

SOARIN’ OVER CALIFORNIA to return to Disney California Adventure for limited time this summer

As the Disneyland Resort braces for a monumental summer that sees STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE finally welcome its first official guests, Disney California Adventure is hoping to pick up the slack with the limited-time return of Soarin’ Over California. The original version of the popular attraction debuted with the park in 2001 and has since spawned copies at Disney Parks across the globe. This virtual flyover celebrates the beauty...

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Universal confirms Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and BD Wong to reprise roles for updated JURASSIC WORLD attraction
May23

Universal confirms Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and BD Wong to reprise roles for updated JURASSIC WORLD attraction

With the debut of Jurassic World—The Ride just around the corner, Universal Studios has confirmed that the landmark re-do of the attraction will also feature Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and BD Wong who will reprise their roles as Owen Grady, Claire Dearing and Dr. Henry Wu! RELATED POST Details confirmed for JURASSIC WORLD: THE RIDE at Universal Studios Hollywood This spectacular new ride promises original storyline that will...

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SPOILER-FREE REVIEW: Live action ALADDIN is a wish come true
May22

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW: Live action ALADDIN is a wish come true

Instead of burying the lede after some analysis of Disney’s live action remake trend, I’m going to start with the good news: ALADDIN is great. It’s joyful, transporting, beautiful, and filled with pitch perfect performances. It’s big escapist fun. Director Guy Ritchie is known for his frenetic action style and inventive camera tricks, but this film represents two firsts for him: a family film, and a musical....

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After-after hours HAUNTED MANSION parties at Disneyland welcome you to wake the dead between 1am and 4am!
May21

After-after hours HAUNTED MANSION parties at Disneyland welcome you to wake the dead between 1am and 4am!

Disneyland is inviting you to help come wake the dead with a special after-after hours party (from 1am – 4am!) to celebrate the Haunted Mansion! Disneyland is playing (ghost) host to some frightfully fantastic offerings this fall with their debut of the “The Haunted Mansion: Celebrating 50 Years of Retirement Unliving” events on multiple nights. Commemorating 50 years of the chillingly awesome attraction, this “under the hill”...

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WATCH: POV tease of upcoming ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’
May20

WATCH: POV tease of upcoming ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is just a few weeks from making its magical debut at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade, in Universal’s Islands of Adventure park and to help drum up excitement, Universal has offered a POV video of the new attraction in action! RELATED POST YOU’RE A ROBOT, HAGRID! First look at new figure for Universal ‘Motorbike’ attraction While the new video doesn’t show such of the...

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PICTORIAL: Sleeping Beauty Castle awakens, Star Wars looms ever closer, Stardusting abound and much more!
May19

PICTORIAL: Sleeping Beauty Castle awakens, Star Wars looms ever closer, Stardusting abound and much more!

There’s so much going on as Disneyland gears up for the end-of-month debut of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and we’ve got your ticket in to take a look at it all. Project Stardust continues altering the Resort in both minor and major ways with wider walkways, refreshed facades, and even a new look for Sleeping Beauty Castle! This week, we’ll check in on Pixar Pals Parking Structure, look at updates on refurbishments...

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GRAND OPENING: Knott’s Berry Farm’s CALICO RIVER RAPIDS brings new life to classic water ride
May17

GRAND OPENING: Knott’s Berry Farm’s CALICO RIVER RAPIDS brings new life to classic water ride

Calico River Rapids is now officially opened at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park! Following a grand opening rope cutting ceremony last night, we were amongst the first to take a journey on the fantastic new waterborne adventure! We’ve got pictures and full POV on-ride video for you below from the opening night festivities! The re-imagined raft ride brings fun new sight gags and special effects by Garner Holt Productions,...

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