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Eric Oh is the editor for California Informer. Eric is currently a 14-year consecutive annual pass holder to Universal Studios Hollywood and loves to feast on butterbeer on every visit. He is also a big fan of the WaterWorld stunt show.

REVIEW: Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal debuted Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter two weekends ago, on Saturday, November 24, featuring all-new holiday decor around the land and the all-new Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle projection-mapping show. It is a magically breathtaking event and easily the best holiday celebration yet in Universal Studios Hollywood’s five-odd decades. Now […]

Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrating EVE

Dubbed as “Hollywood’s Biggest New Year’s Eve Party,” EVE is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood to ring in 2018! EVE is Universal Studios Hollywood’s all-new New Year’s event. The event is included with your daytime park admission. Universal Studios Hollywood will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m., with EVE kicking off at 9 […]

Hogwarts Express train cabin photo op closed

The Hogwarts Express train cabin photo opportunity closed permanently at Universal Studios Hollywood on Wednesday, September 6th. Tuesday, September 5th was the final day of operation. The photo opportunity took place inside a recreation inside a cabin seen in the Harry Potter films. Utilizing a green screen depicting moments from the films, a series of […]

The Horrors of Blumhouse announced for Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Hollywood and Orlando have done a joint announcement to confirm The Horrors of Blumhouse will be coming to this year’s Halloween Horror Nights. The maze will be located in the Parisian Courtyard, adjacent to Mel’s Diner and the Walking Dead attraction. Blumhouse Productions is a film production company known for releasing relatively lower-budget movies […]

Insidious: Beyond the Further coming to Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

Universal Hollywood has just announced that Insidious: Beyond the Further will be coming to Halloween Horror Nights. Insidious has become one of the most popular modern horror movie franchises, with three films already released and a fourth installment coming in early 2018. The Horror Nights maze will take guests deep into the past of the […]

Titans of Terror Announced for Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

On August 5th, the Titans of Terror house and terror tram was announced at the 2017 ScareLA convention. According to the release by Universal Studios Hollywood, the house will make “guests will fall victim to the silver screen’s most deplorable killers whose affinity for bladed weapons redefined the horror movie genre as slasher films:  Leatherface […]

Hogwarts Castle Nighttime Projection Show Debuting This Summer

The LA Times reported that the nighttime projection show for Hogwarts Castle at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been officially announced and will be debuting June 23. The show will utilize projectors, lighting effects, and music to create a dynamic experience for guests to enjoy. According to Stacey Quinealty, Senior Manager of Audio […]

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Now Open at Universal CityWalk Hollywood

After the closure of Yogurtland six months ago, now in its place is yet another new yogurt shop, Menchie’s. Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is located next to the newly opened Voodoo Doughnut, adjacent to Hard Rock Cafe. Prices for frozen yogurt is $0.58 + tax per oz, with annual pass discounts applicable. Follow California Informer on […]

American Horror Story returning to Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood has announced the maze based on the popular FX show, American Horror Story, will be returning to Halloween Horror Nights. Update (6/14/17): The maze will be based on season 6 of AHS, Roanoke. It will be located on the Metro set area on the movie studio backlot.  According to the press release, […]

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey in Hollywood Now in 4K-HD

With California Informer reporting in December 2016 with the removal of the 3D element, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey now has been recently enhanced with 4K-HD resolution. The film was originally at a frame rate of 60 fps, but is now 120 fps. The attraction’s storyline remains the same, but with tweaks such as […]