Welcome to another edition of In the Loop, the Los Angeles Times' theme park newsletter. I'm Funland theme park blogger Brady MacDonald, and this week, we take a ride on the Slinky Dog coaster coming to Toy Story Land, shiver at the thought of “The Exorcist” haunted maze, check out a Marvel indoor...
On select nights from September 18th through November 1st, 2015 something spooky happens at Universal Studios theme parks. No, we’re not talking about long lines at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal turns into a scream park, known for the last 20 years as Halloween Horror Nights – with haunted houses, horrifying mutants, monsters […]
Leatherface isn't the only "fresh" face stalking Halloween Horror Nights this fall. It has just been announced by Universal Studios that THE EXORCIST will arrive in both Hollywood and Orlando locations. The fun begins September 16thShow More Summary
Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort have announced that The Exorcist will be coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2016. Each theme park will have its own horrifying but different maze. Learn more information and watch a teaser trailer, after the jump. Show More Summary
Fans will get to experience the horror classic The Exorcist when Halloween Horror Nights returns to Universal Studios Orlando and Hollywood this fall.
By Robert Niles: Universal announced this morning that it will feature mazes inspired by the classic horror movie The Exorcist during Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida and Universal Studios Hollywood this year. The...Show More Summary
The battle for your soul begins when The Exorcist comes to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort this coming September! For the first time ever, supernatural thriller, The Exorcist, will take possession of “Halloween Horror Nights”. The twisted minds behind the nation’s best, most intense Halloween events will bring to […]
The celebration of Halloween has gotten pretty played out in horror filmmaking. It's only natural that those who celebrate the darker side of life would gravitate toward All Hallow's Eve, but John Carpenter's HALLOWEEN and...Show More Summary
I love going to haunted house attractions around Halloween time, walking through darkened areas and having all sorts of creatures and horror icons do their best to scare me. I'm not a very jumpy person, so I rarely have much of a noticeable reaction to their antics, it's just a fun time. But there is one thing that has always set me on edge - when a scare... Read More...
By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando Resort this morning announced its first property for this fall's Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre will return for HHN26, as the Tobe Hooper?s 1974 horror classic inspires an all-new haunted maze for the event. Show More Summary
AMC's The Walking Dead is so enduringly popular and the Universal Studios theme parks have had so much success with attractions based on the show during their Halloween Horror Nights events that the decision has been made to build...Show More Summary
Universal Studios Hollywood plans to turn the "Walking Dead" haunted maze, which has proved wildly popular during the theme park's last four Halloween Horror Nights, into a year-round attraction. Set to debut this summer, the "Walking Dead" walk-through attraction will be housed in a permanent...
Many consider Jamie Lee Curtis to be the original Scream Queen, having first been introduced in John Carpenter's classic, Halloween, before moving on to an array of other slasher movies like The Fog, Terror Train, and Prom Night. Jamie Lee would return for Halloween II, along with the later sequels H20 and Halloween: Resurrection.
A lone girl pops in an old VHS tape that is left at her doorstep on Halloween night, but the shocking images found on the tape are nothing compared to the horror lurking right outside her door! In the grand tradition of TRICK 'R TREAT...Show More Summary
She's been involved in the production of classic films from Sixteen Candles and Rumble Fish to horror masterpieces They Live and Vampires. Her crews dubbed her with the nickname Mother Producer, and her desk is prominently adorned with a "No Whining" sign. Show More Summary
Two months after Halloween, a horror fan’s second favorite holiday comes around in a symphony of bells and screams: Christmas! From BLACK CHRISTMAS to KRAMPUS, the long-standing tradition of combining holiday cheer with guts and gore is now making its way off of screens and into haunted attractions and horror-themed events, such as the renowned […]
By Robert Niles: John Murdy, the creative director of Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights for the past 10 years, confirmed this evening on Twitter that he will return to lead the event again for next fall. So yes...I'm gonna keep doing HHN. Show More Summary
ADRIENNE KING THEN: Halloween is over. That wonderful night where ghouls and goblins run free has passed. Generally I have a hard time saying goodbye until next year. Of course, this year there is a very special date in November. It is one that has become just as important to horror as the night Michael Myers came home. Show More Summary
The horror anthology series "American Horror Story: Hotel" is in the middle of its season run at FX and the show gets more macabre and horrific as it continues on. Its fourth episode, titled "Devil's Night," is homage to Halloween, the favored occasion of supernatural types.