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

Plans make dreams reality. - Susan Pace-Koch

Reality – what a concept! - Robin Williams

The vertizontal hold on the TV. - Archie Bunker

Reality continues to ruin my life. - Bill Watterson

Reality is something you rise above. - Liza Minnelli

A hallucination is a species of reality. - Terence McKenna

Television! Teacher, mother, secret lover! - Homer Simpson

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

Imitation is the sincerest form of television. - Fred Allen

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

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. - Plutarch

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

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

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

I didn't have any ambition to produce big mainstream popcorn movies. - Jodie Foster

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

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

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

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

Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive. - William F. Buckley, Jr.

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

I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts. - Orson Welles

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'm a consumer as well. I go to the movies with my popcorn and believe everything I see. - Kelly Lynch

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

I chose the Egyptian dream: the dream to make a TV show, and then be called an infidel by the end. - Bassem Youssef

An actor really is a kind of intermediary between an audience and the piece, whether it's a play or movie. - Christopher Walken

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

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners. - Johnny Carson

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

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

Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me. - Jimmy Breslin

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

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

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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15-Oct-2019