R | | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up actor, who once played a famous superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in a Broadway play.
According to Alejandro González Iñárritu, he had dinner with director Mike Nichols in New York two weeks before he began shooting the movie. Iñárritu told Nichols of his plan for how he was going to shoot the movie as one long take. Nichols predicted it would be a disaster because not ... ...
How did we end up here? This place is horrible. Smells like balls. We don't belong here.
After the first preview (when Mike was drinking real gin onstage) Riggan and Mike walk out of the St. James Theatre onto 44th street. Riggan gives money to a drummer on the street. The camera swings around, and, apparently still in the same shot, they are now walking towards the Edison Hotel on 47th street. They enter the bar at the Edison Hotel. When Riggan leaves the bar, he is back on 44th street, and walks just a few steps back to the St. James Theatre - closer than when they walked from the theatre to the bar.
$424,397 (USA) (17 October 2014)
$42,335,698 (USA) (10 April 2015)
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