Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
What's it about?
A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play.
Why do we love it?
Winning the Best Picture Oscar in 2015 (as well as winning Directing, Original Screenplay, and Cinematography) Birdman is a disorientating and exciting look into the human mind all created to feel like one unbroken take.
Who's in it?
Michael Keaton - Riggan Thomson
Emma Stone - Sam Thomson
Edward Norton - Mike Shiner
Who made it?
Alejandro González Iñárritu - Director & Writer (Screenplay)
Alexander Dinelaris - Writer (Screenplay)
Nicolás Giacobone - Writer (Screenplay)
Armando Bo - Writer (Screenplay)
Where can I watch it?
Find out where you stream, rent or buy Birdman at JustWatch.
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