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Sigourney Weaver's close encounter with gorilla

Sigourney Weaver's close encounter with gorilla

Nov 12 2012, 12:05am CST | by

Sigourney Weaver was ''really brave'' when she came face-to-face with real gorillas in 'Gorillas in the Mist', according to ape impersonator Peter Elliott.

Sigourney Weaver was ''really brave'' when she came face-to-face with real gorillas in 'Gorillas in the Mist'. The 63-year-old actress played physiotherapist Dian Fossey in the 1988 US drama movie...

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Sigourney Weaver's close encounter with gorilla

Nov 12 2012, 12:05am CST | by

Sigourney Weaver was ''really brave'' when she came face-to-face with real gorillas in 'Gorillas in the Mist', according to ape impersonator Peter Elliott.

Sigourney Weaver was ''really brave'' when she came face-to-face with real gorillas in 'Gorillas in the Mist'.
The 63-year-old actress played physiotherapist Dian Fossey in the 1988 US drama movie, which saw her star ''right in amongst'' real primates, and ape impersonator Peter Elliott - who played a costumed gorilla in the motion picture - is full of praise for her ''amazing'' heroics in the film.
He exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''Sigourney Weaver was really brave in 'Gorillas in the Mist'. About 50 per cent of the shots are real gorillas and some of the ones you see Sigourney in are with real gorillas. She was really right in amongst the gorillas and it was quite amazing.''
The movement actor - who has worked with the likes of Marlon Brando, Martin Freeman, Spike Jonze and John Cleese - helped teach Ray Winstone how to walk like a dwarf in this year's fantasy film 'Snow White and the Huntsman', and he admits it was hilarious watching the 55-year-old actor try to learn each movement.
He added: ''Teaching Ray to walk like a dwarf was quite funny, he was a great laugh. They all were on that picture, really. It was a change for me doing dwarves instead of apes and creatures.
''What you learn by having to study chimps and gorillas is that it's a methodology of how to watch it and then how to teach it and it becomes a transferable skill.''
Peter Elliott plays the part of Mr.B the monkey in the new innovative Barclaycard campaign that showcases its contactless and mobile payment solutions. For more info visit Barclaycard.co.uk/paying

 
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Explore the Alien Archive

Oct 31 2014 3:00am CDT | Source: ign

Ridley Scott's sci-fi, horror masterpiece Alien is 35 years-old. It's influence cannot be underestimated, and if you're a huge fan of the film, you should check out Alien: The Archive. Pitched as 'The Ultimate Guide to the Classic Movie', it features new interviews with key creatives, cast and actors, including Ridley Scott and Sigourney Weaver. Furthermore, there's never-before-seen concept art, stor ...
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Ghostbusters I and II Blu-Ray Review: Get Slimed in High Definition

Sep 22 2014 1:53pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Edition has landed on Blu-ray and also contains the Ghostbusters 2 25th Anniversary Edition -- which is making its Blu-ray debut. For fans of the classic films, this is truly a treat. We received the Blu-Ray Digibook that features both films in a snazzy and astounding restored and remastered version of the film from the theatrical 4K upgrade. Besides having those iconic and frequently repeated Ghostbusters quotes, ...
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‘Alien’ 35th Anniversary Blu-ray Details Revealed

Sep 12 2014 3:15pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Ridley Scott‘s 1979 masterpiece Alien taught us that in space, no one can hear you scream. 20th Century Fox has just announced the specs and box art for their brand new, 35th anniversary Blu-ray for Alien. Check out art and press release for the Alien 35th anniversary Blu-ray below. It’s out October 7. Here are some images of the Alien 35th Anniversay Blu-ray, which you can pre-order here for release October 7. Here’s the full press release an ...
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Ridley Scott Responds to the Exodus: Gods and Kings Casting Controversy

Aug 28 2014 8:28am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Ridley Scott has been accused of white-washing history and the Bible with his latest film Exodus: Gods and Kings. All of Gods and Kings top level cast is white (Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver) while the background and minor supporting characters which are mostly slave and servant parts, are being played by a somewhat racially diverse, but mostly black cast. A social media campaign #BoycottExodusMovie is calling for peo ...
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