And now for the big ones. The qualifying medalists of the HHN Olympics. The top three houses at Halloween Horror Nights 27. And yeah, they're all originals! 3) Scarecrow: The Reaping – We were promised a ton of scarecrows in this one and boy did Halloween Horror Nights deliver. This was perhaps the most consistent … Continue reading Another Halloween Horror Nights 27 Review – Part III
Welcome back, kiddies! We're counting down this year's Halloween Horror Nights houses from least to most awesome and today we're looking at numbers 6 to 4. If you missed numbers 9 to 7, you can find them right here. Now, onto the countdown! 6) The Shining – Like last year’s The Exorcist house, The Shining was … Continue reading Another Halloween Horror Nights 27 Review – Part II
It’s been quiet at HHNU, but fear not, we’re here and we’ve got another take on this year’s excellent haunts. I was finally able to attend the event on Sunday 10/16 with an Express Pass, and I’m happy to say that overall, it looks like the team at Universal Studios Orlando and Halloween Horror Nights … Continue reading Another Halloween Horror Nights 27 Review – Part I
It’s a no-brainer to say we’re excited for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights, but now that all of the event’s houses and scare zones have finally been revealed, it’s time to let the anticipation build to terrifying levels of - well, terror - with our very own HHN Prep Marathon. This year the team at … Continue reading HHN Prep Marathon 2017
Clearly, the team here at HHNU is thrilled over the recent news that this year’s Halloween Horror Nights will be featuring a house based on the Starz television show Ash vs. Evil Dead, the sequel series to the original Evil Dead film franchise from director Sam Raimi. Sure, we’ve caught a glimpse of the chainsaw-appendaged, … Continue reading Why are we so excited for Ash vs. Evil Dead at HHN?!
One of my favorite aspects of Halloween Horror Nights year after year is the event’s uncanny ability to make me feel as if I’m fully immersed in another world. When at its best, HHN can make me feel scared and make my own experience seem unique and exclusive even when I’m walking through a scarezone … Continue reading Five Favorite Scarezones
Another week, another rumor for Universal’s recently-announced monster movie series “Dark Universe”. It’s no secret that Universal has been going after A-list actors to bring their monsters to life, with Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe leading the charge as two of the stars of The Mummy (playing Nick Morton and Dr. Jekyll, respectively). Javier Bardem … Continue reading Can You Smell What The Wolfman’s Cookin’?
We’re just two weeks away from the release of Universal’s The Mummy, the first in a presumed shared universe of inter-connected monster movies. Presumptions have now officially been made reality as Universal has not only given this shared universe a name – “Dark Universe” – but they've already revealed the next feature to follow after … Continue reading Universal Reveals the “Dark Universe”
Tonight marks the end of A&E’s surprise hit Bates Motel, a show that upon announcement may not have sounded like a great idea (didn’t we already learn that you shouldn’t remake Psycho?), but ultimately proved naysayers wrong with five seasons of solid drama and a unique place in television history, proving that with the right … Continue reading A Farewell to Bates Motel
When entering a Halloween Horror Nights house, I anticipate experiencing something both familiar and new. With each consecutive year, my expectations are met as HHN welcomes a fair share of both original and IP (Intellectual Property) houses, and even though I do love and prefer an original idea, I can’t help but feel giddy when … Continue reading Top 5 IPs Waiting for the HHN House Treatment