Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cinema review – Birdman


Cast: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Ryan, Andrea Riseborough and Naomi Watts.

Plot Summary: (Courtesy of IMDB) 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.

Everyone and their mother have been raving about this award season darling for months now. I have to say it did take a few views of the trailer before I was sold but I would have eventually watched it anyway as I really like some of the cast. Plus I’m a fan of darkly comical and satirical films so I was very willing to give it a go. I’m glad I did as it’s now my first favourite film of 2015.

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