Or: Why 'Birdemic' is a Classic.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Created on a budget of $10,000, Birdemic: Shock and Terror looked like a film that was created on a budget of $5,000.
After a year which saw the meteoric rise of his film Birdemic: Shock and Terror, from "Birdemic Director James Nguyen is engaged to Ms.
Here's James Nguyen signing a fan's Birdemic DVD.
Here's my latest clip for <a href="http://www.ifc.com/the-grid/">The Grid</a>, talking Birdemic.
I figure any day that features <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/02/world-collide-paul-walker-will-star-in-a-fred-durst-film">Fred Durst news</a> is a good day for nu-metal parody videos (I realize Limp Bizkit is more rap-rock than nu-metal, but let's face it, Limp Bizkit, Mudvayne, Linkin Park -- labels aside, they're all terrible in similar ways).
It's been more than two years since this whole crazy Birdemic thing started, and if there's one thing writer/director James Nguyen has learned, it's that alcohol and peoples' enjoyment of his movie are closely related.
Well folks, Christmas comes early.
I'm a filmmaker, and have been for more than a decade.
The folks at Birdemic have put together a new trailer to coincide with their announcement of screenings in a crapload of new cities (I'll provide the full list after the jump).
(Just imagine, you could wear your very own purple shirt to the screening.
FilmDrunk is proud to sponsor <a href="http://www.ifccenter.com/films/birdemic-shock-and-terror/" target="_blank">encore screenings</a> of James Nguyen's Birdemic: Shock and Terror, at the IFC center in New York tomorrow night and Saturday.
(via <a href="http://www.madatoms.com/site/blog/sci-fi-superfan-reference-chart" target="_blank">MadAtoms</a>) DAILY CIRCLE JERK LINKS Burnsy wrote a new Uproxx feature, so make sure you slap his ass on the way to the showers (in a hetero way).
Opening this weekend: Hot Tub Machine Say what you will, nothing I've seen has done anything to diminish my enthusiasm for this movie based on the title alone.
The folks behind the release of Birdemic: Shock and Terror were kind enough to provide us with this exclusive clip of Birdemic director James Nguyen's appearance on a Bay Area public access show.
The Birdemic trailer melted my face off then crapped on my windshield.
Birdemic:Shock and Terror is currently touring theaters across the country with screenings hosted by Tim and Eric in support of the <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/02/holy-crap-birdemic-gets-theatrical-release" target="_blank">release</a>, and Bobby Hacker just sent over the latest trailer.
Back in July, I posted a trailer for Birdemic, from writer/director James Nguyen, a movie that arguably looks stranger than <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/09/after-last-season-on-dvd" target="_blank">After Last Season</a>.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/birdemic-dvdcover.jpg"></a>This is the trailer for the awesomely-named Birdemic, a <a href="http://www.amazon.com/BIRDEMIC-Whitney-Caster-Colton-Osborne/dp/B0024NL906?SubscriptionId=12DT4WJ362SY5YKX7JR2&tag=quietearth-20&linkCode=sp1&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=B0024NL906" target="_blank">direct-to-DVD thriller</a> from director James Nguyen.