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Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Ep. 106 - What​’​s the best time of year to release an animated feature?

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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 Box Entertainment


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

Which classic Looney Tunes character just made his HBO Max debut

How much money did “Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical” reportedly raise for the Actors Fund

Which two-time Tony Award-winner will be voicing a character in Season Two of Apple TV+’s “Central Park”

What did VHS sales have to do with Disney’s decision to begin releasing its animated features in early Summer starting in the mid-1990s

What role did “Star Wars: A New Hope” supposedly play in “The Rescuers” being Disney’s highest-grossing animated film of the 1970s


released January 18, 2021
Hosts: Drew Taylor and Jim Hill
Fabulously edited by Aaron Z. Adams


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Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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