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 is almost always wrong. - Gregory House

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

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

Imitation is the sincerest form of television. - Fred Allen

Fiction reveals the truth that reality obscures. - Jessamyn West

All our separate fictions add up to joint reality. - Stanislaw Lec

Nothing is really real unless it happens on television. - Daniel J. Boorstin

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

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

Bed is like the womb, only drier and with better TV reception. - Linda Richman

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

Television has brought back murder into the home... where it belongs. - Alfred Hitchcock

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

Men don't care what's on TV. They only care what else is on TV. - Jerry Seinfeld

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

My children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced on television. - Erma Bombeck

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

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

We have art so that we do not die of reality. Reality is too much with us. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I wanted this to be a movie on TV so I could press the off button and make it all go away. - Michelle Rowen

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

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

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 reality of professional skateboarding contests is that they're not relevant in our world. - Rob Dyrdek

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

You go to your TV to turn your brain off. You go to the computer when you want to turn your brain on. - Steve Jobs

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

Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home. - David Frost

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

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

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


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20-Feb-2020