Like it, love it or (in a few cases) loathe it, Birdman feels like one of the films that, when we look back years or decades from now, will come to define 2014 at the movies. With some of the best reviews of the year, and one of the best limited releases in recent memory, it looks as though it will be both a commercial hit and a serious Oscar contender along the way. (via)
Director Alejandro Gonzales Innaritu and cinematographer Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki achieved something very unusual: A film that looks like one continuous shot. But of course, it’s not really a single shot. Digital colorist Steve Scott shows Variety’s Tim Gray how they did it. (via)
What do you think about this film? Do you see this new technique as something that will become a trend in films to come? Or will Birdman stand alone as a film whose cinematography and post production has propelled it into icon status?