This aerial photo from April 2011 shows four spheres in the Universal Studios Florida lagoon. These spheres were removed a few weeks ago and have not returned. The four-story-tall, 360-degree projection “cinespheres” were featured in the seasonal “Universal 360” closing fireworks show. The spheres also were used some years in Halloween Horror Nights, and were nicknamed by Horror Nights characters Bill and Ted as “the movie balls”. [Read more…]
It’s a great week and a not-so-great week to visit Universal Orlando’s two theme parks. It’s not-so-great because with Easter and spring break, it’s one of the busiest weeks of the year. But it’s a great time to visit if you’d like to see some extra entertainment and attractions that aren’t usually in operation.
Here’s a list of some of the rarely available offerings you can see this week. Many of these will also be back during other busy times such as the busiest weeks of summer. [Read more…]