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Review: Universal’s Horror Nights fails to live up to stellar lineup

Review: Universal’s Horror Nights fails to live up to stellar lineup

The lineup reads like a who’s who of horror: “The Exorcist,” “American Horror Story,” “Friday the 13th,” “Nightmare on Elm Street,” “Halloween,” “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and “The Walking Dead.”

With such high expectations, it’s not surprising that Halloween Horror Nights 2016 at Universal Studios Hollywood didn’t quite live up to the hype.

I visited Universal on Friday during the sold-out opening-night festivities and found the best lineup in Horror Nights history lacking the spark that made the annual Halloween event crackle with energy in years past.

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