The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network
The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network
Jim Hill Media Podcast Network
Join Jim Hill and co-hosts Len Testa, Dustin Fuhs, Drew Taylor, Aaron Adams, Michelle C. Valladolid and Dan Zehr as they talk about the multi-faceted Walt Disney Company - including Pixar, Lucasfilm and Disney Studios - as well as Universal Studios and the world of collectibles.
Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 106: What’s the best time of year to release an animated feature?
Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about how Pete Docter appears to be stepping away from directing films for Pixar Animation Studios. They also explain why the theatrical release of “Bob’s Burger: The Movie” will be a somewhat bittersweet experience for the folks at Bento Box Entertainment Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18
46 min
Disney Dish Episode 305: Are you ready for “Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure”?
Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about WDW’s decision to shut down the Magical Express as well as “Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom.” Jim then reveals Disney’s long-range plans for Epcot’s “Person of the Century” poll Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17
56 min
Marvel Us Disney Episode 83: An R-rated “Deadpool” from Disney?
Aaron Adams & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about why “WandaVision” wound up beating “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” to Disney+. They then hazard a guess as to which high profile MCU member will be making a surprise appearance on this limited series Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14
45 min
Looking at Lucasfilm Episode 58: Why Kevin Feige’s “Star Wars” project just got interesting
On their last podcast as a team, Dan Zehr & Jim Hill first talk about the challenges that veteran voice actor Tom Kane is now facing. They then pay tribute to the late Jeremy Bulloch, who played Boba Fett in “The Empire Strikes Back” & “Return of the Jedi” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11
45 min
Disney Dish Episode 304: The Muppety “Mermaid” you missed
Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about why WDW may be suggesting that Resort Guests use their own cars to get over to the theme parks. Then they look back on the origins of the “Voyage of the Little Mermaid” show Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10
44 min
Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 105:  What Arnold Schwarzenegger has in common with Harvey Fierstein
Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about how many of the animated features are hopefully headed into theaters in 2021. Then Drew takes a look back at the development of Disney’s “The Emperor’s New Groove” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 4
49 min
Disney Dish Episode 303: Looking ahead to 2021 at the Disney Parks
Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about how parking the HarmonioUS barges out in the middle of World Showcase Lagoon is actually a return to the way Disneyland Park used to do things back in the 1960s & the 1970s. They then discuss the Company’s post-pandemic plans Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 3
43 min
Marvel Us Disney Episode 82: Why Kevin Feige hung tough in the face of the pandemic
Aaron Adams & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by acknowledging what would have been Stan Lee’s 98th birthday. Then they talk about how Tom Hanks believes that Marvel Studios may hold the key to movie theaters in the US reclaiming their audiences post-COVID-19. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2020
44 min
I Want That Episode 12: Which Disney books from 2020 should you be adding to your library?
Jim Hill starts off this week’s episode by paying tribute to his late father. Then he & Michelle Valladolid look back at how The Walt Disney Company’s decision to shut down its theme parks in March of 2020 impacted McDonald’s’ Happy Meal schedule. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2020
52 min
Disney Dish Episode 302: Which Beatle really enjoyed driving the Monorail
Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about what sort of discounts the Walt Disney World Resort will be rolling out in 2021 in order to entice more people into traveling down to Orlando. Then Jim looks back at when a key member of the Fab Four stayed at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort in December of 1974 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 27, 2020
48 min
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