Up With Carl

Pixar’s real life movie inspiration

Jimmy Durante would be proud of this guy’s Schnozzola



Pixar's real life movie inspiration

In Pixar’s 2009 movie “Up”, a 78 year old ex balloon salesman named Carl Fredricksen, with the elderly care orderlies at the door, decides he has nothing to lose and takes his home and his memories, made airworthy with many hundreds of helium balloons, on his first and perhaps last, adventure.

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The vertizontal hold on the TV. - Archie Bunker

Reality is almost always wrong. - Gregory House

A hallucination is a species of reality. - Terence McKenna

A TV licence is a licence to print money. - Roy Thomson

Television! Teacher, mother, secret lover! - Homer Simpson

Reality is not always probable, or likely. - Jorge Luis Borges

Movie about nuns, starring Ingrid Bernstein - Archie Bunker

Imitation is the sincerest form of television. - Fred Allen

Fiction reveals the truth that reality obscures. - Jessamyn West

Love paid a price so hope could become a reality. - Susan Gaddis

I think Les Moonves is the most highly overrated person in television. - Donald Trump

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage. - Charlie Chaplin

I didn't have any ambition to produce big mainstream popcorn movies. - Jodie Foster

Getting an award from TV is like being kissed by someone with bad breath. - Mason Williams

Celebrity was a long time in coming; it will go away. Everything goes away. - Carol Burnett

A celebrity is a person known to many people he is glad he doesn't know. - H L Mencken

Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive. - William F. Buckley, Jr.

Dinner and a movie? Forget that. I'd rather have a picnic and a waterfall. - Amanda Grace

The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself. - Will Rogers

Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight? - Al Boliska

I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal. - Groucho Marx

Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes. - John Le Carre

For those of you watching who do not have television sets, live commentary is on Radio 2. - David Coleman

So many people are on television that don't know me, and they're like experts on me. - Donald Trump

The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people they think it's their fault. - Henry Kissinger

Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination than in reality. - Seneca

If I don't work, I'll be sitting on the couch watching TV, eating popcorn and getting like a cow. - Celia Cruz

Television remote controls encourage couch potatoes to exercise their options while broadening their base. - William Arthur Ward

When will I learn? The answers to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV! - Homer Simpson

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. - Dr. Seuss

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. - Groucho Marx

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners. - Johnny Carson

Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration. - Niccolo Machiavelli

I'm someone who believes the only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn. - Dan Glickman

The best reason to go to the movies is to be with other people. Eating the popcorn, being with other people you don't know. - Peter Weller

You've probably got a device on you that can shoot decent video, so what's stopping you? Capture and share some moments. - Steve Garfield

I have a maple leaf tattoo over my heart, quite literally, and my two favorite things on Earth are being in Canada and making movies. - Jay Baruchel

He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality, and will never, therefore, make any progress. - Anwar Sadat

Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism. - Germaine Greer

I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on national television would actually make me more popular, especially with the younger generation. - Donald Trump


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24-Apr-2019