Universal Studios Hollywood Trip Report With One Last Jurassic Park Ride and Hogwarts Night Show

By |2018-07-13T14:53:30+00:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: Parks, Universal Studios|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_mrkFsoGIQ Thanks to friends at SoCalThrills.com, I was able to spend a day at Universal Studios Hollywood.  Here’s all that I did... Studio Tour When going to Universal Hollywood it’s quintessential to go on the [...]

Party For The Planet: Animal Kingdom’s 20th Anniversary

By |2018-04-23T16:11:44+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Animal Kingdom not only celebrated Earth Day on April 22, but its 20th anniversary as well.  The park was bustling with debuts and ceremonies. https://youtu.be/4S3uM6feCW8 Ceremony Over at the Lion King Theater in Africa, a [...]

Effects Supervisors & Art Director From Marvel and Star Trek Films Share Insights into Creating the Blockbusters

By |2018-03-26T19:40:24+00:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Entertainment, Marvel, Star Trek|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WonderCon has a wide variety of panels that highlight behind the scenes of comics and movies, and even when those are combined.  At the Sights and Sounds of Animation, CG, and VFX, panelists described work [...]

Highlights of WonderCon 2018 From the Show Floor to Panels

By |2018-03-25T22:00:52+00:00March 25th, 2018|Categories: DC, Disney, Entertainment, Marvel, Star Trek, Star Wars|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w85dVu-BWc WonderCon is a great gathering of geekdom whether comic books, sci-fi, anime, or even some video games.  It's a great time to see what's new in these avenues and to check out something different. [...]

Which is the Best Main Street? – DAPs Magic Rankings

By |2018-02-21T21:48:27+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: DAPs Magic Rankings, Guides|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnK6GBsFAQs Main Street USA is a cornerstone of Disneyland.  It’s a view of Walt’s childhood.  Ever since the opening of Disneyland, there has been some version of Main Street in every magic kingdom park.  For [...]

Disney Home Store Grand Opening Ceremony and Look Inside

By |2018-02-14T18:12:53+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/lb1-vJerLKU Downtown Disney had a grand opening ceremony for the Disney Home store today.  A ribbon cutting ceremony opened the store with the Downtown Disney General Manager.  Before he came out to cut the ribbon, [...]

Star Wars Resort Details and Galaxy’s Edge Toy News

By |2018-02-11T20:05:23+00:00February 11th, 2018|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In Japan, the D23 Expo via Bob Chapek just announced more details regarding the Star Wars Resort that is planned for Walt Disney World.  First, it will be connected to Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood [...]

Pixar Pier Opening Date and New Paint the Night Float

By |2018-02-11T19:36:40+00:00February 11th, 2018|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At the D23 Expo in Japan, more details on the upcoming Pixar Pier transformation at Disney California Adventure emerged.  The "new" area of the park will open June 23.  An overhanging gateway will have the [...]

Disneyland and Knott’s Update 2/5/18 Featuring Charlie Brown Day and Continued Construction

By |2018-02-04T23:09:15+00:00February 5th, 2018|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's time for another update of not just Disneyland, but Knott's Berry Farm as well! This last Sunday was not just Super Bowl Sunday.  It was also Charlie Brown Day at Knott's Berry Farm.  A [...]

How Disneyland Celebrated the Anniversary of Mickey’s Toontown

By |2018-01-27T10:26:08+00:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hp_3bIuDHk&feature=youtu.be Today is the 25th anniversary of Mickey's Toontown at Disneyland!  It's actually, in my opinion, one of the best themed Disney lands in any of the parks.  So, I think it deserves some fanfare. [...]