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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “Birdman,” a dark comedy about an actor famous for playing a superhero (Michael Keaton), who decides to prove himself by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway play.


Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Screenwriters: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo
Starring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Amy Ryan and Andrea Riseborough

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About The Movie:

Birdman or “The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance” is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (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.


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