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October 23, 2014

by Matt Lynch Film

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) | Alejandro González Iñárritu

October 23, 2014

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), the latest film from Alejandro González Iñárritu, is a showy directorial performance about performance. By design, it’s swooningly narcissistic, like you might picture an actor to be, and yet it is simultaneously critical of that same narcissism. Its main concern is the idea of being “in the moment,” yet from…

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