Episodes

July 11, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 224: Which animated classic from Disney is next slated to receive the live-action redo treatment

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about “Nimona,” Netflix’s newest animated feature. They then shine a spotlight on a number of the animated projects coming from Warner Bros Discovery this Summe…
July 4, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 223: Which animated classic from Disney is next slated to receive the live-action redo treatment

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about “Nimona,” Netflix’s newest animated feature. They then shine a spotlight on a number of the animated projects coming from Warner Bros Discovery this Summe…
June 6, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 221: How is Disney’s “Little Mermaid” doing at the overseas box office

Animation news including a walk-thru of the Elemental Experience mall tour, and a discussion about the Little Mermaid
May 30, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 220: All of the other actresses who almost voiced Ursula

Pat Carol did an amazing job voicing Ursula in the animated version of "The Little Mermaid"..But it could've been...
May 23, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 219: The many ways Disney has reinvented Winnie-the-Pooh

Animation news and Jim talks about the many reinventions of Winnie-the-Pooh
May 11, 2023

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 217: Why Disney got into the cel production business in the 1990s

Disney sold both production and reproduction cels. Jim and Drew talk about why.
April 25, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 215: Chris Meledandri to be honored for Excellence in Animation

The founder and CEO of animation studio Illumination, Chris Meledandri, will receive CinemaCon's Award of Excellence in Animation
April 18, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 214: How “Peter & the Wolf” almost wound up in “Fantasia”

Jim explains how “Peter & the Wolf” almost wound up in “Fantasia”
April 11, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 213: What powers the storyline of Pixar’s “Elemental”

Jim and Drew discuss the storyline of Pixar's "Elemental"
March 23, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 212: Get ready for “Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken”

Drew and Jim talk about the latest animation news, then pay tribute to Disney Legend Burny Mattinson
Feb. 28, 2023

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 211: “Disney Animation: Immersive Experience” continues its multi-city roll-out

Jim takes us through the “Disney Animation: Immersive Experience” that just opened in Boston
Feb. 21, 2023

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 210:: Looking ahead to Season 2 of “Star Wars: Visions”

Looking ahead to Season 2 of “Star Wars: Visions”
Feb. 7, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 208: When the Mouse almost made a movie version of Terry Pratchett’s “Mort”

Drew and Jim discuss animation news and "Mort", a fantasy novel by British writer Terry Pratchett.
Jan. 31, 2023

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 207: How the Disneyland Resort is celebrating Disney100

The Disney100 anniversary celebration at Disneyland Resort officially kicked off Jan. 27, 2023, with special limited-time offerings taking place throughout the resort all year long.
Jan. 24, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 206: How Disney’s “Mad Doctor” wound up in the public domain

Drew and Jim discuss the 1933 Mickey Mouse short "Mad Doctor."
Jan. 17, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 205: Disney+ orders 40 new episodes of “Phineas & Ferb”

"Phineas and Ferb" is back after a 40-episode order on Disney+
Jan. 10, 2023

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 204: How “Nimona” went from Blue Sky Studios to Netflix

Nimona, , an upcoming computer-animated science fantasy adventure comedy film, goes to Netflix
Dec. 22, 2022

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 202: Best Animation Art of Books for 2022

Animation news and Drew and Jim's choices for best animation art books of 2022
Dec. 15, 2022

Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor - Episode 201: Looking back at Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida

Looking back at Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida