Universal's Endless Summer Resort -- Surfside Inn and Suites

While in Orlando to see the grand opening of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, Universal gave us a preview of Universal’s Endless Summer Resort — Surfside Inn and Suites, which opens on June 27th, 2019 with rooms as low as $73 per night, an unprecedented price for onsite theme park hotels. Check out the video tour below.

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On the June 13, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall and weekend editor Brad Oman to discuss their recent adventures to theme parks. Peter visited Universal’s Islands of Adventure to experience the new Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure rollercoaster in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, while Jacob visited Orlando’s Walt Disney World to experience Pandora and Toy Story Land on a trip for the Toy Story 4 junket, and Brad got a chance to step into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland while he was visiting Los Angeles.

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Hagrids Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure opens on June 13, 2019 at Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios Florida, and we were able to get an early preview of the newest addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. And we loved it – it’s the best Harry Potter ride to date.

Below, watch our video from the attraction and opening ceremony and get our full reaction to the new ride.

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Jordan Peele Talks Us Expectations

On the June 7, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Ghostbusters, Warner Bros, 79ers and movie theaters with beds. And In the Mailbag, we’ll talk about the appeal of elevated horror films.

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Olga's cantina in galaxy's edge

Continuing our video coverage from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Peter returns to Batuu with Kitra and his friends to try out some of the food and drinks that have avoided him, and in the process, they somehow spent almost $600 in Oga’s Cantina. Check out the video below.

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On the June 6, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Swamp Thing, JJ Abrams, and Marvel. And In the Mailbag, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson joins us to discuss which director’s movies we would want with us if we were stranded on an island.

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Continuing our extensive coverage of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, we return to Disneyland to try out the Datapad experience which lets you control an interactive storytelling experience throughout Black Spire Outpost. We also get to see how amazing Batuu looks at night, including a tip of where to watch the Disneyland fireworks from A Galaxy, Far Far Away. Check it out below.

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galaxy's edge lightsaber building experience

I built a lightsaber in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and my life has been forever changed because of it. Forget Millenium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run, this is the coolest attraction in Batuu’s Black Spire Outpost. If you’re going to Disneyland, you won’t want to miss this. Hit the jump to watch a video of my adventure.

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Bohemian Rhapsody BAFATA nomination

On the June 5, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including The Batman, Halo, Punky Brewster, Magic 8-Ball, Jurassic World and X-Men: Dark Phoenix. And in Life Advice Corner, Chris will answer a question involving being criticized for having pretentious movie tastes.

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