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ScareLA’s Halfoween means Pre-Sale Tickets at Half Price

Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional) There’s something spooky coming  to the Los Angeles Convention Center Pre-sale for ScareLA, the summer halloween convention in LA, starts their pre-sale half way to halloween. Sign-up for ScareLA’s newsletter to get updates first. Not … Continue reading

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STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI | New Poster & Teaser

You guys!!!! It’s here!!!! Here is the official poster for the new Star Wars film ‘The Last Jedi,’ and it is F*&#%&^* awesome!!! It’s nice to see Mark Hamill’s face behind a light saber again! I’m sure most of us … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: DICK PIG Brings to Life the Characters, Stories from the World of Dick Pig

The pig we all love to hate Written by Jesus Figueroa It’s been a while since thisfunktional showed support for a crowdfunding project, but “Dick Pig” is a fascinating interactive cartoon project. Check out the indiegogo project here: igg.me/at/DickPig. (Donate and … Continue reading

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THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER at Universal Studios Hollywood Elevates HARRY POTTER AND THE FORBIDDEN JOURNEY to 4K-HD

“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at Universal Studios Hollywood Elevates “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” to 4K-HD with State-of-the-Art Imagery Projecting at Twice the Frame Rate for an Even More Immersive Experience The spectacularly captivating and highly acclaimed “Harry Potter … Continue reading

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Oscars Are Black And White, But Not Brown

Watching last week’s Golden Globe Awards, and noting the number of nominations for “Moonlight,” as well as seeing now awards-season-regulars like Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer (“Fences” and “Hidden Figures”) breaking bread with the Goslings, Streeps and Afflecks, … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year Event Included in the Price of Universal Studios Hollywood Park Admission

Kung Fu Panda’s Po and Tigress Join a Mandarin-Speaking MEGATRON to Usher in the “Year of the Rooster” as Universal Studios Hollywood  Celebrates Lunar New Year from Jan. 21 to Feb. 5 The “Year of the Rooster” gets a wake-up call … Continue reading

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@Thisfunktional goes to Universal Studios Hollywood’s GRINCHMAS

(All photo by Jesus Figueroa) Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional) The holiday season is in full swing at Universal Studios Hollywood’s GRINCHMAS celebration with the park decorated in festive holiday decorations. From the red carpet at the front gate having … Continue reading

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AMTRAK, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment partner up for PETS RIDE FREE

AMTRAK AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT  GET ON BOARD TO CELEBRATE ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT’S  THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS WITH FIRST ‘PETS RIDE FREE’ PROMOTION Riding the rails with a beloved four-legged friend will come with an extra special treat during … Continue reading

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NBC4 Presents The Wishing Tree at Universal CityWalk and Grants Holiday Wishes Live On-Air from December 12-16

Viewers and Visitors May Make Wishes Beginning November 21 Universal CityWalk and NBC4 Southern California announced the second annual The Wishing Tree, inviting viewers to pay it forward by making a wish for someone deserving. Beginning Nov. 21 through Dec. … Continue reading

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Universal Studios Hollywood Rings in the Holiday Season with GRINCHMAS, Merry Mischievous Minions and Delicious, All-New Hot Butterbeer, as Universal CityWalk Decks the Hall with Free Concerts and Special Appearances by Saint Nick

Theme Park’s New California Neighbor Pass Adds Christmas Cheer as Perfect Stocking Stuffers It’s the most wonderful time of the year at The Entertainment Capital of L.A.SM as Universal Studios Hollywood™ and Universal CityWalk® deck the halls for a wintry … Continue reading

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