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  • Blog Post: Universal Studios Hollywood freshens up for the Fall

    As far as Universal Studios Hollywood is considered, this was the Summer of the Simpsons. " The Simpsons Ride ," to be exact. Photo by Shelly Smith But now Autumn's on its way. Which typically means that this is the start of the slow season for Southern California's theme parks. A time when you push...
  • Blog Post: Monday Mouse Watch : Why did Disney push back "Prince of Persia" ?

    Not sure what to make of last week's announcement that Walt Disney Pictures was pushing back the release date of " Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time " ? Join the club. People all over Hollywood are trying to figure out why the Mouse moved this highly anticipated Jerry Bruckheimer production out of...
  • Blog Post: "I've been dealing with alien probes my whole life"

    To be onstage at the San Diego Convention Center was -- to say the least -- a somewhat surreal experience for Andy Fickman . Especially since -- not all that long ago -- Andy was a garden-variety geek himself. "For the past 10 years, I've been coming to Comic-Con ," Fickman told the 6,500 film fans assembled...
  • Blog Post: Disney screens proof-of-concept footage for "TR2N"

    Who says that Walt Disney Pictures can't keep a secret? As the "Race to Witch Mountain" panel ended yesterday at Comic-Con, 6,500 people got to their feet. As these folks made ready to head back into the San Diego Convention Center, that panel's MC hurried back onstage. Saying "Stay in your seats please...
  • Blog Post: In just one week, the Con is on !

    A week from today, the madness begins. Okay. I know. Comic-Con 2008 does have a preview night on Wednesday, which allows pre-registered 4-day members as well as industry professionals to enter the San Diego Convention Center early. Which then gives these folks first crack at acquiring cool crud like...
  • Blog Post: Still can't find Nemo? Then try looking inside of your room the next time you stay at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

    First they conquered Hollywood. Then the Disney theme parks. But are you ready for Pixar-themed elements to start popping at WDW's resorts? And -- no -- we're not just talking about enormous decorative elements like you find over at Disney's All-Star Movies . Copyright Disney / Pixar. All Rights Reserved...
  • Blog Post: Monday Mouse Watch : Inside "The American Idol Experience"

    Now that " Toy Story Mania " has finally officially opened on both coasts , Disney Parks & Resorts turns its attention to the next high profile project on the horizon. Which is that " American Idol Experience " attraction which is due to open at Disney's Hollywood Studios sometime in January of 2009...
  • Blog Post: Stage version of "Mary Poppins" draws a lot of its inspiration from ... Well, drawings

    When the North American National Tour of " Mary Poppins " opens in Chicago in March of 2009 ... Copyright 2007 Disney / CML. All Rights Reserved ... both Disneyana & theater fans are sure to be thrilled. After all, this road company will not only feature Ashley Brown (i.e. the actress who originated...
  • Blog Post: "High School Musical 5 & 6" ?! "Beauty & the Beast" headed back to Broadway ?!

    So -- in the weeks & months ahead -- we've got " My School Musical " on the Disney Channel , " High School Musical: Get in the Picture " on ABC as well as the theatrical release of " High School Musical 3 ." But how far exactly is the Walt Disney Company planning on stretching the "High School Musical...
  • Blog Post: Indiana Jones and the ... JHM Podcast ?!

    You may recall -- a while back -- that JHM put a prototype of a podcast out there. This recording was met with a rather favorable response. Which is why Max Schilling (i.e. Jim Hill Media's wise & ever-patient webmaster) and I decided that we should try and make a regular thing of this. Get a JHM...
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