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Birdman Review

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

Dir: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Self-consciously clever and provocatively satirical, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) 1,168 more words



Birdman is exceptional. It’s funny, dark, modern, and represents a sort of career-defining moment for Michael Keaton, who kind of dropped off the radar at the new millennium. 532 more words

Movie Reviews

So Incredibly Hyped on "Birdman"

Many people in show business consider the stage to be a higher art form than film. And, while I don’t agree with that, I will agree that Alejandro González Iñárritu’s  366 more words


Edward Norton Sounds Off On Not Playing The Hulk In 'Avengers'

Many Marvel Comics fans have been left wondering why after the moderate success of The Incredible Hulk that Marvel Cinematic Universe would split ways with… 320 more words


Birdman ★★★★½

Michael Keaton delivers easily the best performance of the year in Alejandro Inarritu’s “one long take” dark back-stage comedy drama Birdman. His casting alone is a wink at the audience, as Riggan Thompson’s rise to fame was due to casting in the role of Birdman, a superhero franchise trilogy and yet now Riggan is obviously too old to continue playing the part. 685 more words

Listen Up Birdman (This Week's Movies)

Links to my reviews published this week in the Herald and Seattle Weekly, and etc.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). “Keaton is a splendidly weathered, human presence.” (In case of… 100 more words

"The Show Must Go On": "Birdman" Review

It’s that magical time of year, where films that are deemed important are thrown into our faces at rapid speeds. Some are wins, and others are failures. 522 more words