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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Precision is not reality. - Henri Matisse

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

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch. - Jane Wagner

Television has raised writing to a new low. - Samuel Goldwyn

In television blood is thicker than talent. - Gerald F Lieberman

Imitation is the sincerest form of television. - Fred Allen

Ah, TV respects me. It laughs with me, not at me! - Homer Simpson

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

Sometimes I only hope to make a good popcorn movie. - Lou D. Phillips

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

The distance between your dreams and reality is called action. - Unknown

When your wife asks what's on TV, dust is not the right answer. - Unknown

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

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. - Dave Barry

Being an actor on a movie set is like going to the playground at recess. - Melissa Leo

So long as there's a jingle in your head, television isn't free. - Jason Love

It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit. - William Makepeace Thackeray

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

The reality is you either step into the future, or you become a dinosaur. - M Shadows

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

Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it. - Lloyd Alexander

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other. - Ann Landers

You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. - Ayn Rand

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

I'm kinda disapointed that Canada isn't like the South Park movie said it was. - Joel Madden

If it weren't for the Japanese and Germans, we wouldn't have any good war movies. - Stanley Ross

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

When you expect good, it's available constantly, and it makes itself a reality in your life. - Alfre Woodard

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

The past exists only in our memories,
The future only in our plans.
The present is our only reality. - Robert Pirsig

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

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant. - Max DePree

One supreme fact which I have discovered is that it is not willpower but imagination that creates. Imagination creates reality. - Richard Wagner

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. - Samuel Johnson

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. - Albert Einstein

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

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

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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03-Apr-2020