Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory.
Release Date: October 17, 2014
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Talky, pretentious and filled with existential angst when the characters aren't preoccupied with spitting curses, "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" (Fox Searchlight) is visually dazzling.Click here to read the full reviewOctober 28th, 2014 · Details
It is a high wire act, the endless, dreamlike take festooned with farce-style slamming doors, fantasy interludes with monsters and explosions, sharp satire, poignant drama, and across the board performances of superb precision. As sheer, no-net, bravura filmmaking it is pure wonder, and if it raises more questions than it answers, at least they are the big questions of meaning, identity, work, love, art, and, of course, superheroes.Click here to read the full reviewOctober 23rd, 2014 · Details
One of the year's most audacious, savagely funny and unpredictable films, it features an outstanding performance by Michael Keaton as the has-been star of a superhero franchise desperate to be taken seriouslyClick here to read the full reviewOctober 21st, 2014 · Details