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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

Disney Dish Episode 205: What’s going on around the edges of DHS’ “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge”

2/15/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill complete their November 2018 walk-thru of Disney’s Hollywood Studios with a stroll around Echo Lake. En route, Len & Jim discuss what WDI has planned for the near-term when it comes to “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue” and the “Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:05

I Want That: Episode 01: The premiere episode of “I Want That”

2/14/2019
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Jim Hill & Michelle Valladolid kick off a brand-new podcast about Disney-related merch by discussing that annual-passholder-exclusive Steamboat Willie-themed popcorn bucket that was recently available for purchase at the Disneyland Resort. They then look back at the life & career of Ron Miller, the former CEO of Walt Disney Productions who recently passed away at the age of 85. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:04

Universal Joint Episode 13: Will T2 3D be reborn as a Jason Bourne-based attraction?

2/13/2019
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Dustin Fuhs & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by discussing some of the foods that will be served up in USF’s French Quarter Courtyard during this year’s Mardi Gras celebration. They then offer up some theories as to what Universal Creative currently has in the works as a replacement for “Terminator 2: 3D -- Battle Across Time.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:48

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 24: Animation News, SparkShort and Robin Williams was supposed to voice who?

2/12/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by recapping the 46th annual Annie Awards. They then debate the pros & cons of “Purl,” Pixar’s inaugural SparkShort, before then talking about how “Ralph Breaks the Internet almost started with the funeral of a famous video game character. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:23

Marvel Us Disney Episode 24: Where Chris Evans may end up after “Endgame”

2/8/2019
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Aaron Adams & Jim Hill dissect the “Avengers: Endgame” trailer that aired this past Sunday on Super Bowl LIII. With a particular emphasis on how the Russo Brothers, Christopher Markus, and Stephen McFeely have deliberately placed specific story elements in Captain America’s overall thru-line in the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the past 8 years which will soon pay off in “Endgame.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:51

Disney Dish Episode 203: How WDI have been Tinkertoying with DHS’ Toy Story Land

2/7/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill continue their November 2018 walk-through of Disney’s Hollywood Studios with a visit to that theme park’s newest “land”. They discuss how the June 2018 opening of Toy Story Land has fundamentally changed the way Guests experience WDW’s third gate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:25

Looking At Lucasfilm Episode 12: Indiana Jones and the Super Bowl of Peril

2/6/2019
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Dan Zehr start off this week’s show by talking about how – thanks to the polar vortex – his limited edition Columbia parka (which was inspired by the coat that the cast & crew of “Star Wars – Episode IV” wore while they were working in Finse, Norway) came in very handy this past week. Jim Hill then looks back at how Disney Parks & Resorts turned the halftime show at Super Bowl XXIX into one long commercial for the “Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye.” Learn more about your...

Duration:00:34:00

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 23: Why it took Disney 18 years to produce its animated “Peter Pan”

2/5/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by discussing Pixar veteran Darla Anderson’s decision to sign a multi-year deal with Netflix. They then discuss why it took Disney Studios nearly two decades to produce a full length animated version of J.M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:08

Disney Dish Episode 202: Where would you want to go on WDW’s first customizable tour?

2/4/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show with an update on WDW’s Skyliner system as well as offering some additional info on that resort’s pricey new “World of Dreams” tour. Len also shares some stories from the Monsanto corporate archives, included what it actually took to tear down Disneyland’s House of the Future back in December of 1967 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:40

Marvel Us Disney Episode 23: Marvel News, the Perils of Plus, and Fancasting

2/1/2019
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Aaron Adams & Jim Hill kick things off by discussing the Season Six trailer for “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” They then share what they’ve heard about what Kevin Feige reportedly has planned for the Marvel Cinematic Universe after “Avengers: Endgame.” Aaron closes out the show by fancasting who he’d like to direct the “Fantastic Four” reboot Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:16

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 22: An animated discussion about this year’s Oscar nominations

1/29/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill talk about 2019’s nominees for Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short Film. They also talk about how “Zootopia” being the highest grossing animated film in Chinese cinematic history eventually led to Shanghai Disneyland getting a new land built around these characters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:02

Disney Dish Episode 201: How character greetings will be done differently at Black Spire Outpost

1/28/2019
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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about Disney’s Riveria Resort (which recently began accepting reservations for stays beginning on December 16th). They also discuss Anaheim’s “Project Stardust,” which is being done out ahead of the opening of the Disneyland Park version of “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:01

Marvel Us Disney Episode 22: “Black Panther” goes for the Gold: Our special Oscar nomination edition of Marvel US Disney

1/25/2019
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In honor of “Black Panther” being nominated for Best Picture, Jim Hill looks back over the past 40 years of Academy Awards history and how superhero movies typically do at the Oscars. Aaron Adams then talks about the genuinely clever way music is used to enhance the emotion / clarify the storytelling in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:46

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 21: “Spy Jam,” “Race Jam,” & “Skate Jam”: Warners’ 20+ years effort to get a “Space Jam” sequel made

1/24/2019
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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by comparing Lee Unkrich’s graceful exit from Pixar with John Lasseter’s awkward arrival at Skydance. They then do a deep dive on Warners’ “Space Jam,” tracing the origin of that live-action / animated feature back to Nike’s “Hare Jordan” & “Aerospace Jordan” commercials Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:13

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