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Birdman

Cast

Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone View All


Crew

Alejandro González Iñárritu (Director), Alexander Dinelaris (Screenplay), Alejandro González Iñárritu (Screenplay), Armando Bo (Screenplay) View All

Release: Aug. 27th, 2014
Runtime: 1 hour, 59 minutes
A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.
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JayDee
On a number of occasions the film breaks away from him to focus on the characters that surround him so it doesn't really work there either, not unless the entire film is all the delusion of one single man, namely Riggan.
MovieMeditation
One of the most applauded and not the least excellent characteristics of the movie 'Birdman', is the rather impressive fact, that almost the entire approximately two hour long running time is captured in a visually stunning and ultra-ambitious manner, that shockingly presents the entire multi-layered course of action as one long unbroken continuity-clip, in which the characters in the story comes and goes on perfectly timed occasions and locations, the action and its focus shifts from various destinations over a longer period of time, the characters undergo a monumental and deeply personal development in just a few short days, and last but not least the audiences experience how it all comes crashing down in the final climax of the film, when multiple critics and all the citizens of New York are living witnesses to Riggan Thomsons crazy attempt to widen out his talent, in his hugely ambitious and very personal Broadway adaption entitled "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love ".
The Gunslinger45
He is in the play with a first time Broadway actress named Lesley played by the Naomi Watts, Riggans girlfriend Laura played by Andrea Riseborough, Riggans agent / lawyer and best friend played by Zach Galifianakis, Riggans daughter Sam played by Emma Stone, and Ed Norton is an actor who is anal retentive, obsessed with detail, and is a pain in the ass to work with.
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