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Jurassic World: The Ride opening summer 2019

When Universal announced that it was closing Jurassic Park: The Ride last May in order to make way for a brand-new upgrade themed to the Jurassic World (spinoff) franchise, the company contained lots of excitement in its press release – deploying such phrases as “state-of-the-art technology that includes elements never previously experienced within a theme […]

Harry Potter: Dark Arts projection show REVEALED

Harry Potter: Dark Arts projection show REVEALED

Yes, Universal Orlando Resort may be getting Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, the highly-themed roller coaster, this year, but Universal isn’t letting the East Coast keep the wizarding spotlight all to itself. 2019 will also see the debut of another brand-new Harry Potter experience, this time at Universal Studios Hollywood: the Dark Arts at Hogwarts […]

Jurassic World: The Ride opening summer 2019

Universal’s new Halloween event for kids REVEALED

While extending Halloween Horror Nights‘s run by one night – as recently happened, with the addition of Sunday, November 4 – is one way to expand the Halloween celebrations at Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal has just come up with a completely different method for also furthering the festivities: throwing in a daytime component for children for […]

Jurassic World: The Ride opening summer 2019

The Horrors of Blumhouse: Chapter Two announced for Halloween Horror Nights 2018

The sixth maze for Halloween Horror Nights 2018 is simultaneously familiar and brand-new, taking a concept originally trotted out at last year’s event and updating its contents to make for a (hopefully) fresh experience for this year. The Horrors of Blumhouse: Chapter Two is yet another greatest-hits mash-up from the expansive and now-legendary library of […]

Jurassic World: The Ride opening summer 2019

The First Purge announced for Halloween Horror Nights 2018

Are you ready for another successful cleanse? The Purge is returning to Halloween Horror Nights (yes, again!), landing as a maze for the second year in a row. The form the successful property is taking this time is The First Purge, the fourth film in the overarching franchise and, chronologically speaking, its very first chapter […]

Jurassic World: The Ride opening summer 2019

Hollywood’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter has new (and the best!) spells

Despite being largely consistent with one another, the three Wizarding Worlds of Harry Potter located across the globe do feature a few exclusive experiences, such as Universal Orlando Resort’s extra roller coaster or Universal Studios Japan’s bevy of events and shows. Universal Studios Hollywood, for its part, brandishes the still-new Hogsmeade Station store and a […]

Jurassic World: The Ride opening summer 2019

Jurassic World is arriving at Universal Studios Hollywood

When it came time to develop a theme-park counterpart to Universal Pictures’s yet-to-be-released-but-already-clearly-successful Jurassic Park, designer Gary Goddard – who had played a role in many a major Universal attraction – decided to eschew the obvious path and brave the road less travelled: rather than doing a recreation of the movie’s famed car tour through […]

Jurassic World: The Ride opening summer 2019

Dreamworks Theatre attraction details announced

Universal today dropped new details regarding DreamWorks Theatre, the summer 2018 attraction that will see a revolving door of different DreamWorks Animation characters take up shop within it. The first feature will be Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest, and it will mark the very first time that Universal Creative will use projection mapping (y’know, […]

Jurassic World: The Ride opening summer 2019

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 […]

Jurassic World: The Ride opening summer 2019