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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Legitimate reality (realty) company. - Archie Bunker

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch. - Jane Wagner

Movie about nuns, starring Ingrid Bernstein - Archie Bunker

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

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. - Plutarch

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

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

When you argue with reality, you lose, but only 100% of the time. - Byron Katie

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

TV is simply a place where people go when they get tired of thinking. - Kevin Devitte

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

Symptoms, then are in reality nothing but the cry from suffering organs. - Jean-Martin Charcot

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

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

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

There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets? - Dick Cavett

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

A celebrity is anyone who looks like he spends more than two hours working on his hair. - Steve Martin

For those of you watching who do not have television sets, live commentary is on Radio 2. - David Coleman

It takes hunger, tenacity and commitment to see a dream through until it becomes a reality. - John C Maxwell

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

You said you have a dream. Make your wonderful dream a reality, and it will become your truth. - Pokemon

I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with 28 years ago. - Will Rogers

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

President Ford tells us all to bite the bullet and Betsy Ford goes on TV and shoots off her mouth. - Archie Bunker

The masses are in reality their own leaders, dialectically creating their own development process. - Rosa Luxemburg

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

Once you've been really 'bad' in a movie, there's a certain kind of fearlessness you develop. - Jack Nicholson

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

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

Well, once I did 'Grease,' everyone was offering me studio pictures in a similar vein - you know, popcorn movie. - Randal Kleiser

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


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17-Jun-2019