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  • Roger Colton

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    His first JimHillMedia column appeared a year ago on October 8, 2002, and Roger celebrates with a special anniversary bit. In this installment, he relates how some things are best done in the dark. Relax... It's only a look at movies and the places we used to watch them....
  • Roger Colton

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    Saddle up to the topic buffet today. Roger has a selection of items from all over the information map for your entertainment. We suggest a delightful glass of your favorite libation as an accompaniment......
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    Goodspeed's Most Creative New Musical - 'James and the Giant Peach' - Begins Next Week!

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    A fresh new musical that will capture the imagination of everyone who sees it! BEGINS NEXT WEEK Not just for kids - adults will also be fascinated by the imagination and creativity in this production! Oct 21 - Nov 21 The Norma Terris Theatre For the first time ever, the beloved story of James and the Giant Peach becomes a new musical! When James is shipped off to live with his wretched aunts, he longs for a real family and a new home. All seems lost until he discovers a magical giant peach filled...
  • Roger Colton

    Ruminations - The Return of the "Cranky Pants"

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    It's been a while, but they're back and Roger's wearing them. That's right, it's Ruminations....
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    Broadway's "Beauty" to linger longer? "Aida" getting ready to adios?

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    Want to learn more about what's really going on with Disney Theatrical? Two JHM readers offer up additional information about the Mouse's musicals....
  • Roger Colton

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    Roger is back this week with the first in the series of things you always wanted to do but never knew you could. So come on along and see what's in store for you this time......
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    Roger's dipped into his storage locker and come out with this classic from 1990. Still topical today, so here's hoping you enjoy!...
  • PODCASTS

    Disney Dish Episode 180: Could Free Dining be on its way out at Disney World?

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    Len Testa starts off this episode by discussing what changes are in the works for Artist Point at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort & Mickey's Backyard BBQ at the Campsites at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort. Next Jim Hill talks up Evermore Park, that immersive theatrical experience which is about to throw open its doors in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Then Len & Jim discuss how Port Canaveral is getting ready for the next three ships that are about to be added to the Disney Cruise Line's...
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    The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Coming to DVD December 21, 2010

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    ABC Family’s Groundbreaking Drama Explores the Complex Lives of Contemporary High School Kids The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Volume Five 3-Disc Set Coming to DVD December 21, 2010 Burbank, Calif., November 2010 —The best-hidden secrets have a way of bubbling to the surface in the critically acclaimed series The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Volume Five , coming to DVD on December 21, 2010 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. Insightful, explosive and truthful...
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    Don't Miss The BOOM! Studios 2010 Holiday Party @ Meltdown Comics!

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    Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. For Immediate Release: COME ONE, COME ALL TO THE BOOM! STUDIOS 2010 HOLIDAY PARTY @ MELTDOWN COMICS DECEMBER 13, 2010! IT'S A PARTY AND EVERYONE'S INVITED! December 1, 2010 - Los Angeles, CA - Can you believe it's been a year since our last celebration? Neither can we! But it's true. It's time again for the BOOM! Studios holiday party at Meltdown comics, happening Monday, December 13 at 8pm! So won't you join us? No...
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    Disney's Alice In Wonderland Makes Its First BLU-RAY 3D™ Debut For The Home

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE BILLION DOLLAR-PLUS GLOBAL THEATRICAL SMASH MAKES ITS FIRST BLU-RAY 3D™ DEBUT FOR THE HOME DISNEY'S ALICE IN WONDERLAND 4-DISC COMBO PACK WITH BLU-RAY 3D - This coming holiday season, the sixth highest-grossing worldwide film of all time, Tim Burton’s epic fantasy adventure ALICE IN WONDERLAND , will be the biggest film to ever release on the all-new Blu-ray 3D™ platform for the home in a new 4-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital...
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    Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment kicks off the holiday season with the release of THE SEARCH FOR SANTA PAWS on Blu-ray & DVD!

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    Ho Ho Ho- WOOF! On November 23rd , Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment kicks off the holiday season with the release of THE SEARCH FOR SANTA PAWS on Blu-ray & DVD! A heartwarming prequel to 2009’s Santa Buddies, this film reveals how the legendary friendship between Santa Claus and Santa Paws began. Bonus material includes a Sing-a-Long mode, deleted scenes, and more!
  • Roger Colton

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    Okay, Roger has had a couple of days to let the Macworld thing settle in and so he's back with this week's effort. Read on......
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    Pittsburgh City Council Declares November 6th ToonSeum Day!

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(November 3rd) Pittsburgh-- Celebrate ToonSeum Day in Pittsburgh! Pittsburgh City Council has declared November 6th, 2010 to be ToonSeum Day in the city of Pittsburgh. The proclamation was sponsored by Councilman Bill Peduto in commemoration of the museum of cartoon art’s first-year anniversary in its Dowtown location and will coincide with the ToonSeum’s annual fund-raiser, KA-BLAM! "The ToonSeum is very grateful for this recognition of its efforts," said...
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    In today's column, Roger Colton looks at a true San Francisco treasure who was always the one to remind us of the many pleasures and perils of living along the northern end of the San Andreas Fault......
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    DOCTOR WHO TO FILM IN THE U.S. FOR THE FIRST TIME

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    DOCTOR WHO TO FILM IN THE U.S. FOR THE FIRST TIME Upcoming season’s first two episodes to be set in the U.S. The BBC announced today that season six of Doctor Who , which delivered record ratings for BBC AMERICA earlier this year, will open with a spectacular two-parter set in the U.S. and penned by ‘Who supremo’ Steven Moffat. In the special two-parter co-produced with BBC AMERICA, key scenes will be filmed in Utah for a story set in the late ‘60s in which the Doctor, Amy...
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    Exclusive Hoilday Film: "CHRISTMAS WITH WALT DISNEY" and December 2010 Events at The Walt Disney Family Museum!

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    The Walt Disney Family Museum December 2010 Events Calendar “Christmas with Walt Disney” A Special Holiday Film Exclusive at The Walt Disney Family Museum Disney Legends Alice Davis and Marge Champion Share Their Memories of Walt Disney on December 5 SCREENINGS + DISCUSSIONS FILM OF THE MONTH – November 26-December 31 Christmas with Walt Disney 1:00pm and 4:00pm daily, Theater (except Tuesdays, December 5, December 11 and December 25.) Tickets available online at www.waltdisney...
  • Roger Colton

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    Back from the Silver State, Roger found a few tidbits to share about a place in the middle of nowhere......
  • Roger Colton

    Ruminations: "I heard that!"

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    Roger Colton takes us down memory lane with an interesting look at great movie quotes, and the best ways to get quotes from the Internet....
  • Jim Hill

    Parties, polls and appearances make this a very busy week here at JHM

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    Jim Hill talks up some of the stuff that will be happening here at the website this week as well as the various events that will be held this coming weekend at MouseFest 2005...
  • Roger Colton

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    This week, it's off to the wilds of Santa Clara. Where once was naught but swamps and assorted flora or fauna, now is home to a theme park. Roger is back with the tale of an afternoon's expedition. Read on, McDuff......
  • Roger Colton

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    If you're not a regular on the Jim Hill Media message boards, you missed this fine tale of something we all take very much for granted -- sugar, and where it comes from. So thanks to Instidude, with additional comments from Roger Colton, here we go......
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    Roger Colton returns with more from the Annual Private Car Excursion from Emeryville, CA to Reno, NV and back....
  • Press Releases

    MARY POPPINS WELCOMES ANDREW KEENAN-BOLGER TO THE BROADWAY CAST AS ROBERTSON AY

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    MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010 – MARY POPPINS, Broadway’s perfectly magical musical, is pleased to welcome to the company ANDREW KEENAN-BOLGER as Robertson Ay on Tuesday, October 12 (7pm) . Keenan-Bolger reprises the role he originated in the critically-acclaimed North American touring production (previewing tonight in Buffalo, NY). Produced on Broadway by Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh, MARY POPPINS performs at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West...
  • Roger Colton

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    Roger Colton is heading down to Anaheim, and takes a moment to look back at visiting the parks with children....
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    Ah... another week and another column from Roger. Apologies as the promised topic is set back a few weeks, but it will be a bit more in depth when it finally appears. Fandom's that crossover in the night or something like that. In its place, another all over the map, and even some minor Cranky Pants moments. ...
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    Roger's headed for the beach at Waikiki... Fruity rum drink and all! Well, almost. Actually en route... The topic drift continues, so plant yourself and listen in....
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    A Christmas Carol Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack $10 Coupon

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  • Roger Colton

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    Ah, the perils of cross-country travel... That's a brief intro to Roger's abbreviated tale for today....
  • Roger Colton

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    Roger's back this week with a cornucopia of items worth sharing. Wind him up and watch the results....
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    Godzilla® Finds New Stomping Grounds at IDW

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    Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Media Contact: AnnaMaria White [email protected] 858.270.1315, ext. 121 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Godzilla® Finds New Stomping Grounds at IDW The King of the Monsters™ returns to comics… and this time, he’s not alone San Diego, CA (October 8, 2010) – The biggest star in motion pictures prepares to wreak havoc once again! IDW Publishing is thrilled to announce a partnership with Toho Co., Ltd. to create all...
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    Disneyland Resort Environmental Honor

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jill Bicknell, (408) 720-8811 CASQA Recognizes Disneyland Resort for Stormwater Treatment Program Awards Ceremony to Acknowledge Excellence in Stormwater Quality Management ANAHEIM, Calif. – October 28, 2010 — The California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) will present an award to the Disneyland Resort at the sixth annual CASQA Stormwater Conference awards luncheon on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, at the Westin Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage. Disneyland...
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    TRON: Legacy Exclusive Cap Release Event | NYC Dec. 16, 2010

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    Check Out This Exclusive Release Event Yellow hello! This is Lance Fensterman giving you the weekly glimpse at what's going on in the world of the New York Comic Con. Getting a few holiday jingles stuck in your head these past few weeks? I'm getting woobly from all the fa la la la la's and ho ho ho's. But the holiday season is well underway and 'tis the season to be jolly New York! Tron: Legacy Exclusive Release Event Come to the New Era NYC Flagship Store for the release of the...
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    Anime & Comic Industry Professionals Hold Silent Auction To Benefit "WE HEART JAPAN"

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    WE HEART JAPAN Los Angeles, CA, ­March 16, 2011 ­ In response to the calamitous events unfolding in Japan, individuals and organizations around the world have banded together to show their support and concern by starting the WE HEART JAPAN project. More information can be found at www.weheartjapan.com . This Thursday, WE HEART JAPAN brings anime, art, and autographs to MELTDOWN COMICS (7522 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046). Thanks to generous sponsorships and donations from HARMONY GOLD...
  • Roger Colton

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    Looking in his crystal ball, Roger has a glimpse of an alternate future. Hey! It could happen......
  • Roger Colton

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    Got Travel? You're not alone if the coming week means it's time to grab that luggage out of storage and head off in search of airport delays... Let's join Roger as he contemplates "Are we there yet?"...
  • Roger Colton

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    In today's column, Roger Colton goes all over the proverbial map and returns with ... CRANKY PANTS!...
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    California's recall election is less than a week away and Roger's still not convinced. So ... what else is new?...
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    Small Business Saturday Nov. 27th 2010-Van Eaton Galleries

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    Dear Collectors, We just heard some exciting news from American Express! They are having a special promotion on Saturday, November 27 th for purchases using a registered American Express Card. Small Business Saturday Nov. 27th 2010 Purchase $25 or More with your American Express Card from Van Eaton Galleries , and get $25 back from American Express! Van Eaton Galleries will have a special sale and release of animation art and related items starting at $25 ONE DAY ONLY ! *You must register your American...
  • Roger Colton

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    It's in the mail... that yearly effort. As inevitable as death and taxes, it's Disney after Roger to renew his Premium Annual Disneyland Passport. ...
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    RHYS IFANS JOINS CAST OF NEXT “SPIDER-MAN”

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    CULVER CITY, Calif., October 11, 2010 – Rhys Ifans will play the villain, opposite Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, in the next installment of Spider-Man from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, it was announced today by Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Matt Tolmach, president of Columbia Pictures. The film, to be directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt and produced by Avi Arad and Laura Ziskin, will begin production...
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    TO SAVE A SMALL TOWN, ONE BIG-CITY GIRL MUST GET CREATIVE

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    Just in Time for the Holidays Available On DVD November 23rd Los Angeles (October 12, 2010) – The search for “Mr. December” begins, as 12 MEN OF CHRISTMAS is revealed on DVD November 23, from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. This cheeky, romantic comedy is a holiday must-have featuring Broadway super-star and Emmy-winner Kristin Chenoweth (“Glee,” “Pushing up Daisies”), Anna Chlumsky ( My Girl, In the Loop) and Josh Hopkins (“Private Practice...
  • Roger Colton

    Ruminations - The Perils of a Weekly Deadline...

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    Another week gone, and Roger's back with the usual suspects (maybe even Cranky Pants?) in a new edition of Ruminations....
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    ToonSeum Screens Animated Holiday Classics

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pittsburgh-- ToonSeum Screens Animated Holiday Classics Wednesday December 22nd, beginning at 6:30pm The ToonSeum wants to spread a little holiday cheer by presenting three of our favorite animated features on one special night, Wednesday, December 22st. Take a little break from the hustle and bustle and join us for the timeless masterpiece A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965), followed by A Wish For Wings That Work (1991), and finally, the feature film The Nightmare Before Christmas...
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    UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS XX GETS HIGHEST RATINGS IN HISTORY

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    Event Has Also Won Amusement Today’s Coveted Golden Ticket Award for the Nation’s Best, Most Intense Halloween Event – For the Third Year in a Row ORLANDO, Fla. – Guests at Halloween Horror Nights XX have given the event its highest overall ratings ever. They have also said it is the scariest Halloween Horror Nights in five years. At the same time, Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights has won Amusement Today’s 2010 Golden Ticket Award for the “Best...
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    Spend the day at Pixar Animation Studios For the Seventh Annual Cartoon Art Museum Benefit! Saturday, November 6, 2010

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    The Cartoon Art Museum , the only museum in the western United States dedicated to all forms of cartoons and comics, is delighted to host its seventh annual benefit on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Pixar Animation Studios . From Pixar’s inception in 1986 with the premiere of its iconic short film, Luxo Jr. , to the studio’s latest full-length feature, Disney€Pixar’s Toy Story 3 , Pixar has wowed and charmed the world with its incredible computer animated creations. This year...
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    Dick Cook To Be Honored As "Pioneer of the Year" At The Inaugural Edition of Cinemacon-The Official Convention of NATO

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington D.C. (December 2, 2010) – The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers will honor former Walt Disney Studios Chairman Dick Cook as its 2011 “Pioneer of the Year,” it was jointly announced today by Jeff Goldstein, President of The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation and Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon. In a show of industry unity, the award presentation will take place at the launch of CinemaCon, to be held March 28 – 31...
  • Roger Colton

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    Another tale of the City from Roger this week. Something on an area that has more to offer than you might think......
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    KNOTT'S ANNUAL CELEBRATION HONORS VETERANS & ACTIVE MILITARY WITH FREE ADMISSION

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KNOTT'S ANNUAL CELEBRATION HONORS VETERANS & ACTIVE MILITARY WITH FREE ADMISSION Over a million honored with free admission since program's inception. -- November 1-25, 2010 -- BUENA PARK, Calif. - Knott's Berry Farm continues its tradition of honoring the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. military, both past and present, with free admission during its 21 st annual Military Tribute. Knott's is the only theme park that has continuously offered...
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    Universal Orlando Honors Veterans With In-Park Parade

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    UNIVERSAL ORLANDO HONORS VETERANS WITH IN-PARK PARADE Multi-Branch Color Guard, Marching Band, Flag-Raising Part of Mid-Day Ceremony WHAT: Universal Orlando Resort’s Veterans Network – comprised of more than 400 team members who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces – will honor all veterans by marching together in a special in-park parade to commemorate Veteran’s Day on Thursday, Nov. 11. In addition to Universal Orlando veterans, the parade will also include members of the...
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