In the latest edition of Ordinary Adventures, Peter & Kitra return to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland Resort to investigate a new mystery… a mysterious artifact in Dok Ondar’s Den of Antiquities has gone missing.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, find out how to make an alcoholic version of the signature Ghostbusters tie-in drink, Ecto-Cooler. Plus, did you notice all the shameless Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge references, mentions and Easter eggs during ABC’s premiere week on TV, and listen as The Dark Knight star Maggie Gyllenhaal breaks down her career, from Donnie Darko through HBO’s series The Deuce. Read More »
That galaxy far, far away is starting to feel a little closer thanks to a new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge commercial that gives us a sneak peek at its upcoming attraction Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. The Rise of the Resistance first footage shows how guests join the Resistance and embark on a secret mission. The ride won’t officially open until this December, but this commercial gives us a taste for what the ride will be like.
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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is already a hit for Disneyland, even if the Star Wars-themed land only has one major attraction. But following the footsteps of the popular Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run is the upcoming dark ride attraction Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. More details about the Rise of the Resistance length have emerged about the immersive attraction’s duration, which is looking to be one of the longest rides at Disneyland and Disney World.
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We visited Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World to see how different it is from the Disneyland version of Batuu’s Black Spire Outpost. Hit the jump to watch our video.
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If I were to ask you to tell me the first piece of music you think of when you think about Star Wars, there may be a half a dozen John Williams cues that would be fighting for the top spot. But when it comes to in-world music from the Star Wars galaxy, there isn’t nearly as much to dig into.
The most famous track has to be the song playing when Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first enter the Mos Eisley cantina, and now that song has gotten a remixed version that’s playing in Oga’s Cantina at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The theme park land’s soundtrack will be available tomorrow, but you can listen to the remixed version of your favorite cantina jam below right now.
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When Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opened at Disneyland earlier this summer, we covered it quite extensively. But how did the grand opening of the Star Wars expansion at Disney World fare this week? Well, it should come as no surprise that the crowds waiting to get into Galaxy’s Edge arrived in the wee hours of the morning, resulting in the new land hitting capacity within minutes of the park opening. But will the attraction slow down quickly as it did in Disneyland? Read More »
If you’re planning a trip to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and you’re excited about bringing home some of those cool souvenirs from a galaxy far, far away, you might want to make special arrangements. Especially if you plan on keeping the thermal detonator soda bottles created for the Batuu experience by Coca-Cola.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confirmed that the unique Coke, Diet Coke, and Sprite containers that have been made to resemble the fictional grenades known as thermal detonators from the Star Wars universe are not allowed on flights, either in carry-on or checked luggage. Read More »
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Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance is being touted as “one of the most ambitious, advanced and immersive experiences ever undertaken by Walt Disney Imagineering.” The ride – the second major attraction at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, after Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run – is set to open later this year at Walt Disney World and early next year at Disneyland, but we don’t have to wait that long to find out what to expect.
A new report confirms several of the Rise of the Resistance ride details we heard about back in January. Read More »
Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge has been open at Disneyland for nearly two months now, and the Star Wars expansion at Disney World opens in just a few days. But that’s just the beginning of the Disney theme park efforts to whisk you off to a galaxy far, far away.
Coming soon to Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Galactic Starcruiser hotel, allowing guests of Disney resorts the experience of staying in their very own Star Wars hotel room aboard a ship called the Halcyon, part of the Chandrila Star Line. Before the weekend, we got a look at the model depicting the ship that fans will be “aboard” for their Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge hotel experience, and now we have even more details on the continued expansion at Disney theme parks. Find out what we learned below. Read More »