Ghostbusters Fan Fest

Who ya gonna call? Whoever can help get you passes to the first-ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest kicking off in California.

Sony Pictures, Ghost Corps and Wizard World are teaming up for this event, which will mark the first official Ghostbusters-centric celebration. The event will arrive just in time for the original film’s 35th anniversary, not to mention the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters II. And with a new Ghostbusters movie slated to arrive in 2020, you can bet there will be some big news from the fan fest too. Read More »

In this edition of Theme Park Bits:

  • World of Color is coming back to Disney California Adventure.
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has announced its Food and Wine Festival.
  • The Disney Skyliner did a test run this week in full view.
  • And more!

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Jason Bourne stunt show

Universal Orlando’s Terminator 2 3D attraction closed back in 2017 “to make way for an all-new live action experience based on a high-energy Universal franchise.” Rumors swirled for months that it might be replaced by a Jason Bourne stunt show, and now those rumors have a bit of new life thanks to Jim Hill, a prominent theme park blogger who recently revealed a bit more information about Universal’s one-time plan for the new stunt show.
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In this edition of Theme Park Bits:

  • A musically charged roller coaster is going the way of the dodo in Paris.
  • Epcot’s space-themed restaurant may have a name.
  • Disneyland will celebrate The Lion King this summer.
  • And more!

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In this edition of Theme Park Bits:

  • Things are back to normal at Disneyland’s Space Mountain after a man exited the vehicle mid-ride.
  • The (ugh) Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots are going to Disney.
  • Build up your appetite at Universal’s Mardi Gras celebration.
  • And more!

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2019 oscar nominated shorts

It’s getting closer and closer to the February 24 Oscars ceremony, and if you’re still no closer to seeing all the nominees in time for your Oscar pool, fear not. All the 2019 Oscar nominated shorts, from animation to documentary to live-action, are coming to theaters. Here’s your chance to cry in the dark over Bao again.

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Jurassic Park Fyre Fraud Mash-Up

Right now you can watch two different documentaries about the disaster of an event called Fyre Festival. Netflix has Fyre, and Hulu made Fyre Fraud, and both give an extensive, laughable, and tragic look inside the work of notorious hustler Billy MacFarland and his failed upscale island. But this wasn’t the first highly publicized disaster that unfolded somewhere meant to be an incredible getaway destination.

Jurassic Park was going to be an unforgettable experience where crowds could get a look at real dinosaurs in front of their eyes. However, it turned out to be unforgettable for a much different reason when the park’s first visitors ended up in a nightmare worse than anyone could have anticipated. The new documentary Jurassic Fraud shows us what went wrong. Read More »

disney lunar new year posters

Disney must count itself lucky that one of its characters from one of its most anticipated 2019 feature films is a pig. Because today is Lunar New Year and it rings in the Year of the Pig — which means that Hamm is front and center of the Chinese-inspired Toy Story 4 poster. The Toy Story sequel is one of the seven Disney Lunar New Year posters released by the House of Mouse to honor the holiday celebrated by China and many East and Southeast Asian countries.

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the karate kid returning to theaters

You’re about to have the time of your life at the movie theaters. Two beloved ’80s classics are returning to theaters through Fathom Events: The Karate Kid and Dirty Dancing, with The Karate Kid returning to theaters for its 35th anniversary and Dirty Dancing getting its theatrical encore for Valentine’s Day.

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In this edition of Theme Park Bits:

  • The Disney princesses have an exciting (and expensive) new character-breakfast home at the Disneyland Resort.
  • New details about the Jurassic World-themed water attraction have emerged.
  • Heimlich’s Chew Chew Train has a new resting place after having been shut down.
  • And more!

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