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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Never judge a book by its movie. - J.W. Egan

Reality is frequently inaccurate. - Douglas Adams

Legitimate reality (realty) company. - Archie Bunker

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

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch. - Jane Wagner

I steal from every single movie ever made. - Quentin Tarantino

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

Always remember, your focus determines your reality. - George Lucas

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

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

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

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

What I've learned is that life is too short and movies are too long. - Denis Leary

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 sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services. - Daniel J. Boorstin

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

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

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. - Yoko Ono

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

With 'The A-Team,' it was like, 'Alright, I'm going to do a big popcorn movie and see how that feels.' - Joe Carnahan

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

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

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

I put my air conditioner in backwards. It got cold outside. The weatherman on TV was confused. "It was supposed to be hot today." - Steven Wright


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19-Feb-2020