Universal Studios Stranger Things

There’s plenty of Stranger Things action happening at Universal Studios Florida right now thanks to the themed maze that’s running during the annual Halloween Horror Nights event. But it sounds like the theme park will be getting another bonus attraction tied to Hawkins, Indiana and all the supernatural occurrences that have happened in the Midwest. However, this new Universal Studios Stranger Things attraction sounds a little peculiar, and we’re not entirely sure what to make of it. Read More »

stranger things season 4 teaser

You knew it was coming, but now it’s official. Netflix has renewed Stranger Things for season 4, and they’ve released a tantalizing teaser as well. There’s no real footage here, but there is a telling tagline: “We’re not in Hawkins anymore.” In other words, get ready to move beyond the same old, same old. The news comes accompanied with an announcement that Netflix has inked a deal with Stranger Things creators the Duffer Brothers for a multi-year film and series overall deal. Watch the Stranger Things season 4 teaser below.

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Last week we traveled to Orlando Florida to experience Halloween Horror Nights 29 at Universal Orlando Resort. You can watch the video of our very first trip to the mecha of horror haunted houses in our previous post. Today we are taking you on a tour of the HHN 29 Tribute Store, which is insanely themed and filled with merchandise divided between Ghostbusters, Stranger Things and Universal Monsters. Hit the jump to watch the 2019 Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store.

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We are long-time fans of Halloween Horror Nights in Universal Studios Hollywood but have never been to the version in Universal Studios Florida. The opening nights usually occur on the same exact night, but this year Universal Orlando Resort opened their version a week earlier. So last night we got to experience Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando for the first time ever. How does HHN 29 stack up? Is Halloween Horror Nights 2019 Orlando really bigger and better than the Hollywood version? Watch our video showing highlights from every single haunted house, every scare zone, and both of the shows.

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Stranger Things 3 VFX Breakdown

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, watch a Stranger Things 3 VFX breakdown showing shots before they were completed with visual effects in post-production. Plus, our favorite video essay creator, Patrick (H) Willems, chimes in with his thoughts on why Star Wars: The Last Jedi is great, and a Disney animation designer breaks down the original Cinderella dress transformation scene and how it’s influenced their other modern fairytales. Read More »

Stranger Things 3 Funko POPs

Stranger Things 3 only just arrived about a couple months ago, but it feels like it’s been over a year. Who knows how long we’ll be waiting until a fourth season of the Netflix series gets off the ground, but until then, the ever-expanding line of Funko POPs is giving fans even more vinyl figures to add to their shelf. The latest wave includes two of the breakout, new characters from this season commemorating two of their most memorable moments. Check out the new Stranger Things 3 Funko POPs below. Read More »

Avengers Endgame VFX

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, watch an Avengers: Endgame VFX breakdown revealing the layers behind War Machine’s new suit, Nebula’s metal arm, and more. Plus, watch as Adam Savage takes an up close look at the spacesuit creating for the viral high school production of Alien, and see some of the best moments from the Stranger Things World Tour documentary short series. Read More »

Stranger Things Cast Surprises Fans

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, watch as the cast of Stranger Things surprises some unsuspecting fans on a tour with some Scoops Ahoy treats and more. Plus, get a rundown of the various movie references and other pop culture Easter eggs from Kill Bill Vol. 1, and listen as John Goodman breaks down some of his most memorable characters from his long career in film and television. Read More »

Halloween Horror Nights Water Show

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios has been adding tons of new attractions to their spooky line-up this year. There are new mazes featuring Jordan Peele’s Us, Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses, and the paranormal investigators known as the Ghostbusters. But this year’s Halloween Horror Nights will have something new that has never been part of the festivities before.

Universal announced the debut of the Halloween Marathon of Mayhem, a massive water show that will take place in the Universal Studios Florida lagoon featuring 100 fountains, awesome special effects, pounding electro music, lasers and more, all featuring your favorite franchises from Halloween Horror Nights. Read More »

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Stranger Things Season 3 Twist

One of the best things about Stranger Things 3 is the return of unlikely buddies Steve (Joe Keery) and Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo). But their friendship is made even more fun by the dry, sarcastic addition of Steve’s fellow Scoops Ahoy! co-worker Robin (played by Maya Hawke, daughter of Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman), making them the most satisfying team-up of the show’s third season. But there’s one particular element of this relationship that wasn’t always part of the original plan.

Find out what we’re talking about below, but beware of spoilers for the third season of Stranger Things. Read More »