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Oscars: 'Birdman' Flew Sky High In Theaters, But How Did It Play With Academy Voters?

There can be no question that one of this year’s most anticipated films, Oscar-wise, flew high in its limited platform break at the box office this weekend. 808 more words


Birdman or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Gave Iñarritu a Second Chance

How curious that of all the directors currently working on Hollywood, it would be Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu that decided to make Birdman. In an amusing bit of meta-commentary, the Mexican director has decided to tell the story of a washed-up movie star who tries to revitalize his career by staging a “serious” play, meaning that almost in polar opposition to the protagonist of his movie, here we have a director who has been, up to this point, defined by his insufferable seriousness trying to give his career a breath of fresh air by doing a lighter, more comedic movie. 823 more words


Was I Nuts ? - Fight Club

We are just days after the 15th anniversary of Fight Club, the movie that made David Fincher one of the new greats to countless young cinephiles, as well as drastically divide movie-goers and critics. 1,622 more words


Review: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

To say Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is an odd film would be quite the understatement of the year. To say it’s one of the best films of the year is quite right. 398 more words

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane…Actually, It’s BIRDMAN

By Alec Julian & Carrie White

Perhaps the oddest thing about Alejandro González Iñárritu’s chimerical, meta dark comedy – about an over-the-hill celebrity trying to resurrect himself on Broadway – is that it was conceived and realized by Alejandro González Iñárritu. 518 more words

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Review: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)"

Birdman is quite simply an affirmation. What sort of affirmation you ask? The kind which confirms what I have known since the 80s; Michael Keaton is one hell of an actor. 440 more words