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Film 'The Big Year' Portrays Misplaced Priorities

The movie The Big Year is a film about two birders, Brad Harris (Jack Black) and Stu Preissler (Steve Martin), who try to defeat an arrogant, cut-throat, world record holder named Kenny Bostick (Owen Wilson) in a year-long bird-spotting competition.

While the contestants travel extensively in their quest to be the number one birder, Brad and Stu continue with their personal lives. Kenny, on the other hand, devotes all his time to birding, ...

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