We are thrilled to be screening Birdman this weekend following its 7 Golden Globe nominations last week.
Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance, is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton)—famous for portraying an iconic superhero—struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Starring: Michael Keaton, Amy Ryan, Andrea Riseborough, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Zach Galifianakis
What the critics are saying:
"A thrilling leap forward for director Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman is an ambitious technical showcase powered by a layered story and outstanding performances from Michael Keaton and Edward Norton."
San Francisco Chronicle
Michael La Salle
This is a remarkable feat, not only of cinematography, but of choreography. Just to film Michael Keaton and Edward Norton walking down a Manhattan street, everything had to be timed as in a dance — when the camera swirls ahead, when it goes behind, when it swoops back around. It’s all accomplished so smoothly that it would be worth doing merely as a stunt, except this is no stunt. This method carries the mood and soul of one of the best movies of 2014.
New Orleans Times-Picayune
From the first line of its deep, rapid-fire dialog all the way through to its trippy ending -- which is guaranteed prompt discussion on the drive home -- Inarritu has crafted a film that begs to be rewatched, with the promise of each repeated viewing bringing something new.
This is a strange and beautiful and unique film, one of the best movies of the year.
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Children 12 and under: $7.00
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Children 12 and under: $5.00
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