You missed it? Don’t feel too bad — it’s really quick, but you can see Richard in two flashes to a Nikon ad in a magazine.
If anyone happens to find a screen shot of Richard’s .2 seconds on screen, send it along so I can post it (firstname.lastname@example.org).
So, the movie did fairly lackluster business at the box office this weekend, but it seems many of my birding friends did get out to see it. Here are some of the early reviews (watch out for spoilers on these sites).
Birdbooker Report: http://birdbookerreport.blogspot.com/2011/10/big-year-movie.html
The Birdchick: http://www.birdchick.com/wp/2011/10/the-big-year-movie-review/
Birding Is Fun: http://www.birdingisfun.com/2011/10/review-big-year-movie.html
10,000 Birds: http://10000birds.com/the-big-year-review.htm
Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Round Robin: http://www.birds.cornell.edu/roundrobin/2011/10/15/the-big-year-our-movie-review/
Mon@rch’s Nature Blog: http://monarchbfly.com/2011/10/15/birdwatchers-movie-review-the-big-year/
ABA’s Jeff Gordon: http://blog.aba.org/2011/10/the-big-year-time-to-dance.html (which is more of a call to arms, but an effective and well-aimed call to arms — let’s make hay while the sun is shining).