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Birders: The Central Park Effect Reviews

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January 23, 2013
A well-measured docu-character study ...
January 18, 2013
In Birders, by contrast, nature is one big entrancing show; a world of tweets without "tweets."
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 18, 2013
An engrossing tour of this little-known subculture and unlikely habitat in the center of densely populated Manhattan.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 16, 2013
Birders vividly captures the distinctive colors and markings of a vast number of bird species and the equally individualized personalities of those watching them within the confines of Central Park.
January 15, 2013
[A] revelatory little film ...
January 15, 2013
[A] slight but handsome nature documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 9, 2013
Bird watchers will find affirmation and even explanation for their avocation. People who can't tell a towhee from a titmouse will still wonder at the beauty of it all.
January 9, 2013
It is a relatively short but luxurious film about birds and the people who watch them, and the way that nature finds a place in the city, and in its citizens.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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January 9, 2013
Kimball, behind the lens, captures extraordinary images of these birds (he lists them, by the way, in the credits). Equally enrapturing are the birders themselves.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 9, 2013
Birders makes a wealth of species even more readily available, and close-up.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 9, 2013
Visually splendid doc has a narrow scope but will charm bird-lovers.
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