January 23, 2021


Thirty years after starring in “The Wizard of Oz,” beloved actress and singer Judy Garland arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and fans and begins a whirlwind romance with musician Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.  all while bravely struggling to overcome intensifying anxiety and physical decline.

Craig and guest Valerie Cameron (@filmdanceplay on twitter) discuss 1930’s child abuse, upcoming nuptials, never giving up a microphone and the movie “Judy” on this week’s Matinee Heroes!

This week’s episode is sponsored by Matinee Heroes presents CastOFF!

Round 2 continued last week as Jake Dietz overcame a solid recast by Alex Barnhill of Steel Magnolias to move on to the semifinals.

This Tuesday January 26th at 9pmEst 6pmPST Randy Redacted and Tracy Mangum will meet in a rematch of last season’s semifinals as they recast the madcap farce: Clue, the Movie!

See who will win this 16-person, single-elimination tournament to name the best Caster on the internet. Go to or to subscribe to the video stream.

Show Notes

  • 0:52

    Craig and guest co-host Valerie Cameron talk about her new relationship status, writing reviews for the 98.7 website and her podcasts “Movies that Make Us, The Multiplane Podcast and Seemingly Appropriate Podcast.

  • 9:22

    Craig and Valerie discuss “Judy”

  • 29:41


  • 50:55

    Double Feature

  • 1:00:24

    Final Thoughts

  • 1:04:04

    A preview of next week’s episode “Saving Mr. Banks”

Next week, Craig and Cary Gordon delve into the making of Mary Poppins with Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks”

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