Posted on February 23, 2015


Birdman – This movie is funny. Not like a comedy funny, but lots of somewhat twisted humor. Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is an egotistical former super hero movie star. Now trying to regain some of his old glory, he’s writing/directing/starring in a Broadway play exploring love. His producer is Jake (Zach Galifianakis).

Daughter “Sam” (Emma Stone) just got out of rehab. Girlfriend Laura (Andrea Riseborough) may be pregnant. Naomi Watts is a former girlfriend. Amy Ryan is ex-wife. Mike Shiner (Edward Norton) is an actor who needs the real thing to act. There’s a critic (Lindsay Duncan) who’s out for revenge.
It’s all a bit crazy and weird. But the acting is exceptional.