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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Filmdom: A bad movie - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Legitimate reality (realty) company. - Archie Bunker

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

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

I still think the movie heroes are in the audience. - Wilson Mizner

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

Sex on television can't hurt you - unless you fall off. - Unknown

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

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. - Warren G Bennis

Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. - Philip K. Dick

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake. - Alfred Hitchcock

Let's bask in television's warm, glowing, warming glow. - Homer Simpson

Reality is just a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs. - Lily Tomlin

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

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

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

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

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. - Philip K. Dick

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

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

Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object. - Laurence J Peter

One of the most important gifts we have in television - the ability to heal through laughter. - Soleil M Frye

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

I don't think I'm a celebrity. I'm just a guy from east Texas who loves cars and airplanes. - Carroll Shelby

TV and the Internet are good because they keep stupid people from spending too much time out in public. - Douglas Coupland

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

Dream your dream; and realize that you are more than just the dreamer, you are the point of origin for its reality. - Steve Maraboli

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

All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike - and yet it is the most precious thing we have. - Albert Einstein

That's the kind of luck poor Mr. Lincoln had the night he went to the movies, and he sat in John Wilkes' booth. - Archie Bunker

Remembering is a gift - a silent gift, because it roots us in reality while at the same time pointing us towards eternity. - Raphael Anzenberger

The public has an appetite for anything about imagination: anything that is far away from reality as is creatively possible. - Steven Spielberg

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

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

The perfect date for me would be staying at home, making a big picnic in bed, eating Wotsits and cookies while watching cable TV. - Kim Kardashian

The depravity of man is at once the most empirically verifiable reality, but at the same time the most intellectually resisted fact. - Malcolm Muggeridge

What brought me into the TV business is what keeps me here and happy. You can learn something new every day if you have a really positive attitude. - Katie Couric

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-Jan-2021