R | | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in his very own Broadway play.
On the night of the play's first preview, Mike Shiner, in the midst of his hissy fit, eats a chicken leg and says, "That's some good bird, man," a pun on the film's title.
How did we end up here? This place is horrible. Smells like balls. We don't belong here.
The drum set shown in the film has fewer pieces than the one that is heard. The film set has no floor tom; only snare, bass and high tom. It also has fewer cymbals; with only a hi-hat and ride cymbal, the recorded kit has at least three more (splash, crash and china cymbals). The scene where the drums are played in the green room matches perfectly, as none of the excluded pieces are played in the audio, until Riggan passes by. As the drums are seen being played behind him, they are clearly mismatched with the audio, and pieces like the floor tom are played without being shown.
$2,471,471 (USA) (10 January 2015)
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