the big year

The Big Year interviews

Thumbnail image for The Big Year interviews by Gunnar 5 October 2011

Interviews with Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black on the make of The Big Year It is a bit comforting to know that in these interviews none of the actors, although completely new to birding, mocks it. Yes, they do find it a bit odd and an obsession, yet they rave about the scenery […]

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More Big Year trailers

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John Cleese tells us the story about birding. We have covered a few bits and pieces on the upcoming birding movie with Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson here and here and an interview with Steve Martin here.  Here are a couple of new video clips. Some may not show in your region. There are […]

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Big Year trailer is out

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Will birding be mainstream now? – or will birder be regarded as even more introvert and crazy after this? Finally, the trailer from the much awaited – in birder circles – movie based on Mark Obmascik’s book The Big Year (aff link to Kindle version) about three obsessed birders who independently decide to do a […]

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Steve Martin on filming The Big Year

Thumbnail image for Steve Martin on filming The Big Year by DaleForbes 9 November 2010

Steve Martin interviewed by Letterman Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson will star in the 2011 feature film “The Big Year”, based on the book of the same title by Mark Obmascik. Check out this little video of Steve Martin talking about the movie (starts at 2:14). What, do you think. Will it be […]

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