Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights 28 Review.

Rex and I traveled to Orlando, FL for our 16th straight Halloween Horror Nights…

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Halloween Horror Nights 27 Review

Rex and I have returned from Orlando, FL for our 15th straight Halloween Horror Nights at the Universal Orlando Resort. Oh goodness, how things have changed. You see this photo below? That is a 2003 photo of Rex inside Seuss Landing after IOA had closed waiting for Halloween Horror Nights 13 to begin. You see…

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Universal Orlando Resort Full Trip Report 9/29/16-10/1/16

Once again Rex and I boarded our planes to meet in Orlando, FL for our annual trip to the Universal Orlando Resort and Halloween Horror Nights. Rex flew in from Denver, CO and I arrived from Nashville, TN. After some traffic hiccups in Nashville, I was in danger of missing my flight. Thankfully, it worked out…

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When Scareactors Are No Longer Actors

There has been a growing trend in the mazes of Halloween Horror Nights at the Universal Orlando Resort over the last several years, and it is one that has me somewhat concerned. For new readers at RexandtheBeast.com, let me preface these comments by bringing up our 14-year string of HHN visits. Rex and I have…

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Review: Halloween Horror Nights 26

For the 14th year in a row, RexandtheBeast.com traveled to Orlando, Fl to attend Halloween Horror Nights at the Universal Orlando Resort. The event this year would host nine haunted houses (mazes), five scarezones, and two live shows. We found HHN 26 to be superior to the 25th-anniversary edition last year. Although HHN 25 seems…

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Review: The Repository at Halloween Horror Nights

Rex and I were initially skeptical of the virtual reality upcharge attraction called “The Repository” at Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando, FL. After all, we had yet to experience a VR attraction that did not leave us nauseated and frustrated. But hey, this was Halloween Horror Nights – surely this would not be your average, run-of-the-mill, cheapo VR…

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Scenes I Hope To See In Halloween At HHN26

The creative team behind Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights has a significant challenge in attempting to satisfy the craving of horror movie lunatics like me who notice every little detail while also producing a haunt that will appeal to a mass audience. That, I believe, is more difficult than it appears. This year’s HHN event looks…

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Three Ways To Ruin A Haunted House

The haunting season is almost here (well, 4 months is pretty close anyway). Occasionally RexandtheBeast.com likes to help haunted house guests experience the most out of a haunted attraction, and the best way to do that is to avoid three massive mistakes. As a reminder, here they are again for your consideration. 1. Do Not…

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“The Exorcist” Is Coming To HHN 26

To the surprise of most Halloween Horror Nights fans, Universal Orlando released information during the month of April for two of the forthcoming HHN 26 mazes. One of those mazes will be The Exorcist, the legendary 1973 film directed by William Friedkin and written by William Peter Blatty. Wow. These are deep waters for Universal Orlando….

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The Beast Reviews HHN 25

Halloween Horror Nights 25 has come and gone for RexandtheBeast.com. We look forward to attending HHN in Orlando, FL all year long and this trip was another great one. This article will deal exclusively with Halloween Horror Nights, but we had an epic trip in other ways as well, including a tremendous room at the…

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