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Take a walk through Walt Disney World with TouringPlans's Len Testa and Jim Hill from JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects and rumored happenings from all around the "World".

Take a walk through Walt Disney World with TouringPlans's Len Testa and Jim Hill from JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects and rumored happenings from all around the "World".
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Take a walk through Walt Disney World with TouringPlans's Len Testa and Jim Hill from JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects and rumored happenings from all around the "World".

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English


Episodes

Universal Joint Episode 12: Why it’s time to stop bashing Universal for its screen-based rides

1/23/2019
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Dustin Fuhs & Jim Hill talk about the Upper Lot at Universal Studios Hollywood is being transformed for that theme park’s Lunar New Year Celebration. Then Jim wonders why – when it comes to the rides, shows & attractions that Universal Creative creates for the parks – theme park fans tend to look past all of the dimensional sets, custom-built props & animatronics and only talk about the screens. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:51

Disney Dish Episode 200: Are you ready to take the controls on “Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run” ?

1/21/2019
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In honor of the 200th episode of Disney Dish, Len Testa & Jim Hill give a shout-out to the very first folks to subscribe to this podcast. They then share what they’ve learned about what Disney Parks & Resorts is doing to school Cast Members about “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” ‘s marquee attractions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:22

Marvel Us Disney Episode 21: Is “Deadpool 3” dead in the water?

1/19/2019
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Aaron Adams & Jim Hill start this week’s show off by sharing info about the official Stan Lee tribute (which will be held the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood on January 30th). They then discuss whether Ryan Reynolds will be able to persuade Hugh Jackman to strap on his Adamantium claws one last time for a Deadpool / Wolverine team-up film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:27

Looking At Lucasfilm Episode 11: The many challenges that Lucasfilm faced in 2018

1/16/2019
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Dan Zehr & Jim Hill discuss everything from “Solo” ‘s under-performance at the box office to the online trolls who went after Kelli Marie Tran. They also talk about some of the happier things that happened in the Star Wars sphere over the past year, including the resurrection of the “Clone Wars” animated series and the promise of “The Mandalorian” over at Disney + Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:49

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 20: Controversy engulfs Lasseter’s arrival at Skydance

1/15/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill discuss what’s sure to be one of the biggest animation stories of 2019: David Ellison hiring John Lasseter to be the new head of Skydance Animation. Drew & Jim also look back at Lasseter’s last year or so at Disney & Pixar and muse over whether “Cars 3” ‘s under-performance at the box office & the cancellation of “Gigantic” contributed to John’s downfall Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:41

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 20: SkyDance

1/15/2019
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Duration:00:41:41

Disney Dish Episode 199: Why the original version of Disney California Adventure Park missed the mark

1/14/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill discuss what new shows & attractions the Imagineers hope to have up & running at Disney’s Hollywood Studios by May 2019 (just in time for this theme park’s 30th anniversary celebration). They also talk about how the tests that are currently going on in Epcot’s parking lot in regards to Uber & Lyft could impact the layout of parking lots at Disney’s other theme parks. Len & Jim then continued their Chronological Disneyland series with the initial construction of...

Duration:00:33:34

Disney Dish Episode 198: Live From Grand Avenue - Disney’s grand plans for DHS’ Grand Park area

1/14/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill continue their November 2018 walking tour of Disney’s Hollywood Studios. As they explore the part of this theme park that was formerly known as the Muppets Courtyard, Len & Jim discuss everything that the Imagineers have done in the past year to ready DHS for the opening of “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:07

Marvel Us Disney Episode 20: Marvel’s highs & lows for 2018

1/11/2019
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Aaron Adams & Jim Hill take a look back at the past year in the Marvel-Us-Disney sphere. They discuss which movies set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe had the biggest impact on the entertainment industry & pop culture. Aaron & Jim also talk about what projects they’re most looking forward to in 2019. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:18

Universal Joint Episode 11: Looking back at Universal Parks & Resorts in 2018

1/11/2019
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Jim Hill & Dustin Fuhs put together a super-sized edition of their “Universal Joint” podcast to review the past year of changes & challenges that Parks & Resorts faced. Among the topics that they’ll be discussing is Universal Orlando’s decision to revamp USF’s operational calendar (i.e., shifting Rock the Universe from September to February, cancelling the 2019 edition of A Celebration of Harry Potter outright) so that that theme park could then expand the number of days it presents USF’s...

Duration:01:14:54

Disney Dish Episode 197: Live From the Animation Courtyard - What happens to “Star Wars Launch Bay” after “Galaxy’s Edge” opens

1/8/2019
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As Len Testa & Jim Hill continue their walk-thru of Disney’s Hollywood Studios in November of 2018, they turn their attention to the Animation Courtyard area. In particular how the Imagineers have tried to balance this theme park’s celebration of Old Hollywood with WDW Guests desire to find brand-new rides, shows & attractions to experience whenever they visit DHS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:30

Disney Dish Episode 196:Aulani may just be the ultimate Disney Resort

1/7/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about why the menu at Tiffins has been mutating over these past few months. They also discuss the DVC Resorts that Disney execs ultimately decided not to build, including the Times Square Villas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:09

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 19: The Year in Review for Animation 2018

1/1/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill look back at this year’s high points & low points when it comes to film and television animation. They also talk about projects that they’re really looking forward to in 2019 like Sergio Pablos’ “Klaus” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:59

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 19: Year in Review

1/1/2019
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Duration:00:25:59

Disney Dish Episode 195: Live From the Studios - Tinsel Town really piles on the tinsel for DHS’ holiday celebration

1/1/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off their November 2018 tour of Disney’s Hollywood Studios by checking out all of the holiday decorations along Hollywood & Sunset Boulevards. They also discuss WDW Entertainment’s plan to replace “Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage!” with a new “Tangled” -themed show out ahead of the Resort’s 50th anniversary celebration in 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:26

Disney Dish Episode 194:What’s behind Be Our Guest’s recent drop in readers satisfaction ratings?

12/31/2018
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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this episode by talking about one of Disney’s biggest concerns when it comes to “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.” Which is that people’s need to get selfies of themselves in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon will then significantly slow down the load / unload time for “Smugglers Run.” Len then talks some of his recent dining experiences around the WDW Resort Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:37

Marvel Us Disney Episode 19: “Avengers: Endgame” is only the beginning for Marvel Studios in 2019

12/28/2018
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As 2018 winds down, Aaron Adams & Jim Hill look ahead to whatever surprises the Marvel Cinematic Universe has in store for next year. They discuss whether a German press release may have prematurely tipped Marvel’s hand when it comes to the end of “Avengers: Endgame” as well as Could a Marvel comic that will go on sale in March offer some clues about what the storyline of “Spider-Man: Far from Home” will be? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:59

Looking at Lucasfilm Episode 10: How gaming influenced the design of “Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run”

12/25/2018
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Dan Zehr & Jim Hill start off this episode by sharing what they know about the much-anticipated teaser trailer for “Star Wars: Episode IX.” They then discuss the “Rogue One” -inspired TV series that is now being readied for Disney’s new subscription service (which bows in 2019). Finally, Dan & Jim share the latest news coming out of Disney Parks & Resorts about “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:02

Disney Dish Episode 193: Live From Tomorrowland-Is a “Slaughter Race” -based attraction headed to Disney World?

12/24/2018
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As Len Testa & Jim Hill conclude their 2018 walk-thru of WDW’s Magic Kingdom, they discuss many of the changes that have been made to Tomorrowland over the past few years. The topics covered included the U.S. version of Shanghai Disneyland’s TRON Lightcycle Power Run Coaster as well as what WDI possibly has in the works to replace “Stitch’s Great Escape.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:14

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 18:Which animated films will come out on top for the 2018 holiday season?

12/24/2018
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s podcast by discussing – given all of the stellar reviews that “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” has received to date – why this Sony Pictures Animation film only earned $35.4 million over its opening weekend in domestic release. Drew & Jim also look ahead to “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” & “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” which are both being released in February of 2019 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:34:38