March 3, 2021
Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by marveling at how “The Croods: A New Age” (which was originally released to theaters back in November of last year) is still at the top of the box office. Drew then shares his thoughts on Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 59th feature-length producti…
Feb. 23, 2021
Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by explaining why animation fans should really give Disney’s “Cruella” a chance. They then talk with “Tom & Jerry” director Tim Story about what it took to create a modern-day live-action / CG film which was then based on this 81-year-old set of car…
Feb. 16, 2021
Drew Taylor & Jim Hill talk about Disney’s decision to shutter Blue Sky Studios & about Netflix’s ongoing efforts to challenge the Mouse’s domination when it comes to animation
Feb. 9, 2021
Drew Taylor & Jim Hill look back at how Pixar genuinely struggled to find a fitting comeuppance for the villain in 2009’s “Up”
Feb. 4, 2021
Drew & Jim talk with writer / director Taylor Meacham & producer Jeff Hermann about how DWA’s latest short was developed.
Jan. 28, 2021
Drew Taylor & Jim Hill first talk about Season 3 of Matt Groening’s “Disenchantment” on Netflix. They then discuss the “Soul” international dubbing controversy and why it’s important to remember when this Pete Docter movie was originally supposed to be released.
Jan. 19, 2021
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…
Jan. 5, 2021
Drew Taylor & Jim Hill talk 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”
Dec. 7, 2020
Drew Taylor talks about the worst kept secret in television animation. then Jim looks back at when Walt Disney Animation Studios seriously toyed with setting 1973’s “Robin Hood” in the Deep South.
Nov. 26, 2020
Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by sharing their thoughts on the “Animaniacs!” reboot which debuted on Hulu on November 20th. They then go on talk about how Warner Bros. decision to release “Wonder Woman 1984” to theaters on the exact same day this Patty Jenkins film debuts on …
Nov. 2, 2020
On the 100th episode of “Fine Tooning.” Bob Hilgenberg shares his memories of working at Circle 7 Studios.