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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Reality continues to ruin my life. - Bill Watterson

Television is democracy at its ugliest. - Paddy Chayefsky

It's the hottest thing on television. - Donald Trump

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

Kids don't remember their best day of television. - Unknown

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. - Jules de Gaultier

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. - Albert Einstein

Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be. - Jack Welch

Canadian cities looked the way American cities did on television. - William Gibson

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense. - Tom Clancy

I am a genre lover - everything from spaghetti western to samurai movies. - Quentin Tarantino

There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that is education. - Will Rogers

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

Jogging is for people who aren't intelligent enough to watch television. - Victoria Wood

Television: a medium. So called because it's neither rare nor well done. - Ernie Kovacs

All I can say is, if they show my butt in a movie, it better be a wide shot. - Jennifer Lopez

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

There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets? - Dick Cavett

In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows. - Woody Allen

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

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

People who urge you to be realistic generally want you to accept their version of reality. - Unknown

It takes hunger, tenacity and commitment to see a dream through until it becomes a reality. - John C Maxwell

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. - Irish Murdoch

You said you have a dream. Make your wonderful dream a reality, and it will become your truth. - Pokemon

I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with 28 years ago. - Will Rogers

I grew up in an Irish Catholic family, and I think they force you to watch every James Cagney movie. - Jimmy Fallon

I think I'm going to keep my Irish accent forever now in any movie I make, because chicks dig it. - Chris O'Dowd

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison - if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight. - Milton Berle

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. - Simone Weil

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

The last fight was my fault though. My wife asked, "What's on the TV?"
I said, "Dust!" - Red Skelton

Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in Church. They're afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs. - Fred Allen

We pick politicians by how they look on TV and Miss America on where she stands on the issues. Isn't that a little backwards? - Jay Leno

In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not. - Marya Mannes

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. - R Buckminster Fuller

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it. - Malcolm X

One night I walked home very late and fell asleep in somebody's satellite dish. My dreams were showing up on TV's all over the world. - Steven Wright

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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21-Jul-2019