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'Birdman' lampoons Hollywood with humorous, hyper-real, hero-hating satire

Mexican DJ turned filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu has so far made a name for himself as a director of weighty films with bleakly serious subjects in search of transcendence. 1,522 more words

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MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT (2014)

A film by Woody Allen

Cast: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden

Stanley (Colin Firth) is a magician one of the greatest in Europe who spent his life to revealing fraudulent spiritualists. 352 more words

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BIRDMAN Tries to Soar, Flutters Instead

When I think of Birdman, I think of those birds seen in “Planet Earth” documentaries who seem like simple prey but who, in an instant, flash their wings of brilliant colors, trying to scare off bigger attackers. 942 more words

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Your birdman. How did we end up here?

So. I saw this movie called Birdman, that only played in one theatre in my hometown. I thought the film was pretty incredible! Before I get into the review I wanna thank a co worker named Patrick Smith for recommending this bizzare and amazing film that I saw, now onto the review. 532 more words

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Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance - A Movie Review

It’s possible that there is no one more excited than me to see Michael Keaton top-lining movies again. I grew up on comedies like Mr. Mom and The Dream Team. 669 more words

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Birdman (2014)

An American Drama/Comedy, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, with Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts and Zach Galiafianakis.

A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory. 301 more words

Drama

Birdman impresses but also overrates

I eagerly joined the first preview crowd to catch Birdman at the Main Art Theater last Thursday night, but it took me awhile to write it up here. 415 more words

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