Episodes

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 27: Is Epcot’s “Journey into Imagination” pavilion about to get Docter-ed?

March 4, 2019

Is Epcot’s “Journey into Imagination” pavilion about to get Docter-ed?

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 26: Who Anna and Elsa are searching for in that “Frozen 2” teaser trailer

Feb. 26, 2019

Who Anna and Elsa are searching for in that “Frozen 2” teaser trailer

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 25: When Disney wanted Michael Jackson to co-star in its “Mary Poppins” sequel

Feb. 19, 2019

The history of Epcot’s “Journey into Imagination” attraction and the role that Pixar may play in the future of this Future World pavilion

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

Feb. 11, 2019

Which character was Robin Williams supposed to voice in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” ?

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

Feb. 4, 2019

The role that John Lasseter & Co. wanted Mattel’s Barbie to play in the first “Toy Story” film

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

Jan. 28, 2019

Why picking “The Place Where Lost Things Go” as the song from “Mary Poppins Returns” ‘s score to push during awards season may have been a poor choice on Disney’s part

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

Jan. 24, 2019

Since Michael Jordan hadn’t actually signed to do a sequel, studio execs then reportedly reimagined “Space Jam 2” as a starring vehicle for Tiger Woods

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

Jan. 15, 2019

Warner’s allegedly incredibly quick push-back to WME’s overture as to whether John Lasseter could maybe find a new home at that animation studio

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

Jan. 1, 2019

How the very best animated TV series of 2018 kept viewers hooked with storylines that stretched out over multiple episodes

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

Dec. 23, 2018

How did John Lasseter’s slow motion departure from Disney & Pixar impact “The Incredibles 2” and “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2”

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 17: Who actually did the animation for “Mary Poppins Returns” ?

Dec. 4, 2018

The fun connection that Spider-Ham from “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” has to Mickey Mouse

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 16: Fine Tooning Q & A, recorded live at WDW

Nov. 27, 2018

How Walt Disney Animation Studios isn't making the best use of legendary animators like Mark Henn & Eric Goldberg

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 13: "Cycles" breaks new ground for Walt Disney Animation Studios. Live-action "Lilo & Stitch" now in development

Oct. 15, 2018

The two different "Stitch" -based animated series that were deliberately created for markets outside of the United States

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 12: Brad Bird's next project and Disney's aborted Mickey Mouse "Christopher Columbus" featurette

Oct. 8, 2018

How Disney Feature Animation scuttled "Mickey's Arabian Adventure" featurette in the early 1990s to keep "Aladdin" special

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 11: Why does Disney princess Tiana look different in "Ralph Breaks the Internet"?

Oct. 1, 2018

Tiana's look in "Ralph Breaks the Internet" gets retooled. Howard Ashman documentary gets screened in Indy, DC & LA

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 10: Return of the Last Airbender, Mary Poppins Returns trailer, Bojack Horseman & The Venture Brothers

Sept. 18, 2018

Hand-drawn fans thrill to "Mary Poppins Returns" trailer. "Bojack Horseman" & "The Venture Brothers" serve up dark, dense delights to adult animation fans