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

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Kelli Wilcoxen Kelli Wilcoxen
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Stefano Villabona Stefano Villabona
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Millie Torchetti Millie Torchetti
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An extraordinary achievement

5 years, 9 months ago at Jan 18 8:31
8 votes
"People, they love blood. They love action. Not this talky, depressing, philosophical bullshit."

It's frankly miraculous that a motion picture like Birdman can sneak its way into theatres in this day and age. Subtitled The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, this audacious, modestly-budgeted indie could never have been produced within the Hollywood system without major changes that woul... read more

Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

5 years, 10 months ago at Dec 29 10:32
3 votes
I am prepared to be one of the lone dissenting voices on Birdman’s inevitable domination come awards season. Just looking at the critical consensus at Rotten Tomatoes means I am in the 7% who did not find the movie “an ambitious technical showcase powered by a layered story.”

No, I found Birdman to be contemptuous of its audience, assaulting their intelligence and talking down... read more

A very good movie

5 years, 8 months ago at Feb 25 20:11
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Through the years, the Academy has made some poor choices but, lately, I have to admit that they finally got it right and this movie was definitely a worthy winner. Eventually, I still think that 'Boyhood' was in fact a better choice but this flick was really not far behind and I liked it a lot. To be honest, I thought that the actual play was in fact about Birdman so I was expecting something sli... read more
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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 his Broadway play.
Release date: 13 November 2014
Tags: 2014 (28), Drama (20), Comedy (12), 2010s (11), Black Comedy (9), Dramedy (8), Dark Comedy (7), Surreal (6), Michael Keaton (5), Ego (5), Emma Stone (4), Edward Norton (4), Naomi Watts (4), Usa (4), Celebrity (4), Acting (3), Comeback (3), Redemption (3), Theater (3), Batman (2)
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