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

Legitimate reality (realty) company. - Archie Bunker

Reality is something you rise above. - Liza Minnelli

A hallucination is a species of reality. - Terence McKenna

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

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch. - Jane Wagner

Movie about nuns, starring Ingrid Bernstein - Archie Bunker

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

Ah, TV respects me. It laughs with me, not at me! - Homer Simpson

All our separate fictions add up to joint reality. - Stanislaw Lec

Sometimes I only hope to make a good popcorn movie. - Lou D. Phillips

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

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

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

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage. - Charlie Chaplin

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

My children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced on television. - Erma Bombeck

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

Getting an award from TV is like being kissed by someone with bad breath. - Mason Williams

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

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

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

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other. - Ann Landers

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

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

People who urge you to be realistic generally want you to accept their version of reality. - Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

I don't think I'm a celebrity. I'm just a guy from east Texas who loves cars and airplanes. - Carroll Shelby

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

One of television's great contributions is that it brought murder back into the home, where it belongs. - Alfred Hitchcock

When will I learn? The answers to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV! - Homer Simpson

Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration. - Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

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


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20-Jan-2020