OK I was reading one of the recent trip reports (posted this week) and they mentioned using a secret liner-identified turnstile entrance location (or something) to get into the park quickly. What?? Tell me more... Please!
Haven't tried these, but here's what I've read:
For the bag checks, check out this awesome post: http://forum.touringplans.com/t/mr-ittys-awesome-hollywood-studios-epcot-bag-check-pics/3255
Don't bring a purse, backpack, fanny pack, etc. Real frustrating when one member of your party is carrying