I took my nephew to see Rio yesterday. I always enjoy these types of animations, and Rio was no exception. It was wonderful. One of my favorite scenes was when Tulio and Linda jumped on a motorcycle and Tulio pretended he knew how to ride it, and ended up popping the clutch and wheelie-ing the motorcycle into the wall while spitting he and Linda off. The next scene shows a motorcycle catching air in slow motion with Linda piloting the bike and Tulio on the back. Linda lands the motorcycle like a pro, and they speed way to find her beloved bird Blu.
Jemaine Clement, who is the voice of Nigel, the cockatoo henchman, is a former student of mine. I recently trained him to ride a motorcycle in Los Angeles for his upcoming role as 'Boris' the villain alien biker in Men In Black 3. I think it's funny that he is often cast for these dark villain rolls, being that he is such a nice, soft spoken, gentle guy. I guess that's why they call it acting. I am looking forward to seeing him ride in Men In Black 3, which should be out next year.
Sarah Lahalih and Jemaine Clement. Motorcycle training for his upcoming role as 'Boris' the villain alien biker in Men In Black 3.
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Rider/Racer/Instructor/World Traveler, Sarah was the founder of Motorcycle Riding's Cool, the first private motorcycle program in Illinois.