"Up is really important to me. It was released when my grandma was dying, and I got the DVD for my 11th birthday. I watched the entire movie almost every day that year, and it really helped me get through puberty. It was hard for me to accept that I didn’t love it as much as I did during that period of time, until I realized I was holding onto it the same way Carl held onto the memory of Ellie. Up will always have a special place in my heart, and be one of my favorite movies, but I’ve let it go"