June 04, 2022


Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But curmudgeonly Carl’s worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house.

Craig and guests Tracy Mangum and Jake Dietz from Movies that Make Us (@MoviesMakeUs on Twitter) discuss art vs commerce, back-up kids, being lonely and the movie “Up” on this week’s Matinee Heroes!

Show Notes

  • 0:57

    Craig, Tracy and Jake talk about what’s been going on over at the Movies That Make Us podcast.

  • 9:38

    Craig Tracy and Jake discuss the movie “Up”

  • 48:26


  • 1:00:36

    Double Feature

  • 1:05:50

    Final Thoughts

  • 1:11:49

    A preview of next week’s episode “Up”

Next week…we’re dooming the human race and only a robot can save us as we watch “WALL•E”

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