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 – what a concept! - Robin Williams

Fishing Show: Reel-life TV. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Telegant: Looking good on TV - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Reality is something you rise above. - Liza Minnelli

I grew up with action movies in my head. - Christian Kane

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

There is no preparation for sudden celebrity. - Scarlett Johannson

Imitation is the sincerest form of television. - Fred Allen

I still think the movie heroes are in the audience. - Wilson Mizner

Kids don't remember their best day of television. - Unknown

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

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare. - Fred Allen

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

Reality: The leading cause of stress among those in touch with it. - Lily Tomlin

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

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

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

It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit. - William Makepeace Thackeray

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

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

Dinner and a movie? Forget that. I'd rather have a picnic and a waterfall. - Amanda Grace

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

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

If it weren't for electricity, we'd all be watching television by candlelight. - George Gobel

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

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

One of the most important gifts we have in television - the ability to heal through laughter. - Soleil M Frye

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

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

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

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. - Simone Weil

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. - Richard P Feynman

Man alone has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true. - Napoleon Hill

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

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

Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism. - Germaine Greer

I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on national television would actually make me more popular, especially with the younger generation. - Donald Trump


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20-Jun-2021