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Michael Keaton is ably aided and abetted by Hollywood's top strata such as Edward Norton and Emma Stone.

Birdman takes off with A-lister mojo

Jan 16, 2015 5:50 AM

BIRDMAN, director Alejandro G Inarritu's astonishing film about a washed-up Hollywood star searching for relevance and redemption on the Broadway stage, opens with a drum riff, an inscription from short story writer Raymond Carver's tombstone, and a comet streaking through the night sky. Then it