What you may need to know:
1. Michael Keaton plays a down-at-heel actor, once famous for playing iconic superhero “Birdman,” but now struggling to reclaim the respect of his peers.
2. It’s been 25 years since Batman (1989) forever changed big studio attitudes to comic book movies. Expect much meta-referential in-jokery.
3. Keaton’s presence automatically improves any project by at least 25%.
7. Broadsheet Prognosis: We’re all over this.
Release Date: January 2, 2015 (UK)
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Mark writes on culture for WhyBother.ie