The most thorough article on the Birdemic Phenomenon yet, Dave Itzkoff’s brilliant 1,167 word feature for the New York Times hits the streets today. Including interviews with Birdemic director James Nguyen, Severin’s own Evan Husney, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!), Joel Hodgson (co-creator, Mystery Science Theater 3000), and Videogum.com’s Gabe Delahaye who, will be hosting this Friday’s screening at the IFC Center in New York City.
The features covers its discovery at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival to its recent cult success and examines the complexities of appreciating comparable films. The article is also available online here.