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Movie Review: Birdman (Or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Birdman (Or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) offers an unsettling and riveting exploration into the dark underbelly of fame, following a tenacious actor’s journey to redefine genre, redefine himself and redefine what it means to be both a ‘celebrity’ and ‘actor/actress’ in Hollywood from an equally unsettling angle.  613 more words


Birdman (2014) review

‘Birdman’ is the latest film from director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, and it is quite a departure from what he has done before. ‘Birdman’ features Michael Keaton as a washed up actor desperate to prove himself after becoming a ‘has been’ post starring in a popular superhero franchise. 261 more words


Birdman (2014): The Expected Virtue of Unrestrained Brilliance

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Oscar nominated film Birdman, aka The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, is a departure from the contemporary style of filmmaking. Iñárritu uses a technique that gives an illusion as if the entire film were shot in a single extended take. 235 more words


Grand Budapest Hotel Review

Welcome readers, Reviewer of Steel here with the next review. Today will be one of the big Oscar Nominated movies, Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson. 696 more words


2014, Directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Starring: Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton

A washed up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play. 517 more words


Movie Review: Birdman (2014)

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Starring: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone

Where to begin with this highly original comedy? Michael Keaton gives a brilliant and varied performance as Riggan Thomson, a washed-up movie star directing, writing and starring in a play, with the hopes of shedding the one-role image that haunts him – Birdman. 70 more words

Birdman (o la inesperada virtut de la ignorància)

Expectatives: 4
Durant: 3.5
Retrospectivament: 3.5

A veure, hauria de començar dient que aprecio l’exercici estilístic que González Iñárritu ha intentat fer aquí. Mantenir el públic tens durant tota la pel·lícula gràcies a un fals pla continu i a una banda sonora constant basada en una bateria improvisant jazz, no és una tasca fàcil.

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