Unquestionably one of the films of 2014 and winner of four Oscars including Best Original Screenplay, Birdman has been released for digital download ahead of its DVD and Blu-ray release on June 10.
Available on iTunes now, the film tells the story of former television royalty, Riggan Thomson, (Michael Keaton) who is renowned for his role as iconic superhero, Birdman. But like many actors that have reached the pinnacle of success with a single character, he struggles to separate himself from the character and struggles to differentiate between reality and fiction. With his career and family life in a downward spiral, he takes on a Broadway play in order to establish himself as a serious actor and create a legacy that does not revolve around his superhero alter-ego.
Birdman is one of those rare gems that mesmerises viewers from the very beginning, thanks to its original plot and the absolutely career defining performance by Michael Keaton. In a perfect example of life imitating art, remembering that Keaton played Batman twice in the 90’s to critical acclaim, this is a film that captivates the viewer from start to finish.
If, like us, you can’t wait for the physical release then download it now from iTunes now.
Birdman is available now on iTunes and on Blu-ray & DVD, June 10.