SPOILER-FREE REVIEW: Pixar forges ONWARD with an original, tear-streaked tale
Feb21

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW: Pixar forges ONWARD with an original, tear-streaked tale

After a slew of sequels, Pixar has returned to what originally brought them glory: a buddy film about two characters who learn some things along their way. That’s an oversimplification of ONWARD, which is a beautiful and funny film, but it’s hard to not notice that like some of the original Pixar classics, it relies on two characters taking a journey together and bonding in the process. Oh, and it’s practically...

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THE WALKING DEAD horror attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood to close March 4
Feb18

THE WALKING DEAD horror attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood to close March 4

Universal Studios Hollywood confirmed via email today that THE WALKING DEAD, a year-round horror walk-through attraction in the park’s Upper Lot, will close permanently March 4, 2020. “After many years of thrilling guests, ‘The Walking Dead’ attraction will close on March 4. The area, now referred to as Pets Place, has been reimagined to accommodate the arrival of the new ride, The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash! We...

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YIKES! 2020 Disneyland price increases now in effect – higher cost, more tiers
Feb11

YIKES! 2020 Disneyland price increases now in effect – higher cost, more tiers

Even as a discounted SoCal resident ticket are available to guests through May 21, the Disneyland Resort has continued its yearly tradition of raising prices at the start of the year. Effective today it will now cost you more than ever to get into the Happiest Place on Earth! Price increases include tickets, annual passes, MaxPass, and more. While it seems Parking prices are not changing (for now), just about every other means of...

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PICTORIAL: Universal Studios Hollywood rings in the 2020 Lunar New Year with updated offerings
Jan24

PICTORIAL: Universal Studios Hollywood rings in the 2020 Lunar New Year with updated offerings

Universal Studios Hollywood has been perfecting their Lunar New Year celebration each year, and for 2020 the the Year of the Rat (this isn’t Disneyland y’all), is the strongest one yet. Some mainstays return, like Mandarin-speaking Megatron, wishing trees, Kung Fu Panda meet-n-greets, seasonal costumes for Hello Kitty and the Minions. No new components were added, but focusing on improvements, like big upgrades to the Mr....

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INTERVIEW: Jamey Ray brings viral sensation VOCTAVE to SoCal this weekend!
Dec13

INTERVIEW: Jamey Ray brings viral sensation VOCTAVE to SoCal this weekend!

Knockout a cappella group Voctave is embarking on their first holiday tour and they’re bringing their Spirit of the Season show to Southern California this weekend. You’ve probably seen one of Voctave‘s videos on Facebook or YouTube, where they’ve been viewed over 100 million times. Disney Parks fans may recognize the singers of Voctave from the ever-popular group at Walt Disney World‘s Epcot, the Voices...

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PICTORIAL: A towering new Grinchmas tree joins holiday 2019 offerings at Universal Studios Hollywood
Dec06

PICTORIAL: A towering new Grinchmas tree joins holiday 2019 offerings at Universal Studios Hollywood

The Holidays at Universal Studios Hollywood are here! Returning to delight guests of the Entertainment Capital of LA, Grinchmas brings over-the-top holiday treats to Universal Plaza, while an entirely different wintry spell is cast over The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with nightly performances of The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle. There’s merriment in the air and we were invited to come check out what awaits for the...

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Five MUST-WATCH moments from the STAR WARS: RISE OF SKYWALKER press conference
Dec04

Five MUST-WATCH moments from the STAR WARS: RISE OF SKYWALKER press conference

At a special press conference today, Disney and Lucasfilm amassed an impressive assemblage to promote this month’s mega blockbuster, STAR WARS: THE RISE OF...

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INTERVIEW: Tom Lenk brings TILDA SWINTON to Gay Days Anaheim October 5th
Oct03

INTERVIEW: Tom Lenk brings TILDA SWINTON to Gay Days Anaheim October 5th

We caught up with actor and fashion icon Tom Lenk, who is making his Gay Days Anaheim debut this weekend with the international hit play Tilda Swinton Answers An Ad On Craigslist. With a one-night-only performance at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa on Saturday, October 5th, Tom took a few minutes to let us in on all the secrets behind transforming into mystical enigma and possible alien, Tilda Swinton. Okay, tell us...

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#D23Expo confirms full ‘Disney Parks, Experiences & Products’ panels, events, and offerings!
Jul17

#D23Expo confirms full ‘Disney Parks, Experiences & Products’ panels, events, and offerings!

D23 Expo 2019 is almost here, and for many fans, seeing what Imagineers have up their sleeves is the highlight of the expo. Today, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products released their full event and signing schedule for the expo. Here are all the juicy details! Hall D23 Keynote with Bob Chapek The fan-favorite Hall D23 presentation with Bob Chapek, chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, will take place Sunday, August 25,...

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There is no Dana, only Horror (Nights) with new GHOSTBUSTERS mazes coming to Universal!
Jul17

There is no Dana, only Horror (Nights) with new GHOSTBUSTERS mazes coming to Universal!

2019 is shaping up to be quite a year for Universal’s ever-popular Halloween Horror Nights, and in addition to blockbuster properties like STRANGER THINGS, both Resorts announced today even more ’80s magic with GHOSTBUSTERS joining the HHN lineup for the first time! The mazes for both coasts promises to deliver the most memorable scenes, characters and supernatural spirits from one of pop culture’s most iconic films. About...

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