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Friday, June 12, 2009

Up with ties!

In addition to being an all-around wonderful movie, Up contains one of the best cinematic necktie sequences ever:


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What beautiful ties! (Most of them.) Carl's eventual settling for a plain black bow tie is obviously a symbol of spiritual defeat, a foreshadowing of the sadness to come. Is that a spoiler?

5 comments:

Butler Bargain said...

Those are some wild ties

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Butler Bargain
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nehushtan said...

Are you familiar with tie maker Mimi Fong?

Catherine Gutsche on Etsy.com said...

We saw Up recently. Loved the tie sequence. I think its one of the best animations I have seen in a long time.

Jim said...

This is a great article about silk ties!

Mens Ties said...

Hi,

That's like a fashionable Ties, I really like it well done, keep it up!