Incredible cast, dark tone with possible hilarity in the stark blackness of it all and one killer super hero suit. What's not to love? This one jumps very near to the top of my "must see" list.
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 – as he 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.
Starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. From Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Birdman hits theaters October 17, 2014