The Big Year Movie Review: A Beautiful Birding Buddy Comedy

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A Big Year is when a bird watcher criss-crosses the country attempting to witness more species of birds than any other birder during the time period of January 1 through December 31. The Big Year, the movie, covers that year with stars Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson on the titular effort. Yet, The Big Year is about so much more than competitiveness amongst the appreciation of avian species.

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