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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TV: Chewing gum for the eyes. - Frank Lloyd Wright

Reality is frequently inaccurate. - Douglas Adams

Reality continues to ruin my life. - Bill Watterson

Television is democracy at its ugliest. - Paddy Chayefsky

Imitation is the sincerest form of television. - Fred Allen

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

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

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

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

Television is called a medium because anything good on it is rare. - Fred Allen

When your wife asks what's on TV, dust is not the right answer. - Unknown

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. - Soren Kierkegaard

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

Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television. - David Letterman

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

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

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

Television: a medium. So called because it's neither rare nor well done. - Ernie Kovacs

I did a movie called 'Marathon Man' and it was one of my best memories. - Dustin Hoffman

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

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

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

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

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

If you go about making movies to win Oscars, you're really going about it the wrong way. - Nicolas Cage

I have had my television aerials removed. It is the moral equivalent of a prostate operation. - Malcolm Muggeridge

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

Morality binds and blinds. It binds us into teams... but thereby makes us go blind to objective reality. - Jonathan Haidt

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

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

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. - Earl Nightingale

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

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

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it. - Malcolm X

I think of each movie as a puzzle. The fun is in solving the puzzle: finding a musical identity for the picture, however that can be summed up. - Marco Beltrami

More people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting. - Stephen Covey


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01-Jun-2020