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Michael Keaton in Birdman
The specter of Birdman hangs over Riggan Thompson (Michael Keaton) throughout Birdman. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
Michael Keaton and Edward Norton in Birdman
Keaton and Edward Norton give two great, unhinged performances in Birdman. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
Emma Stone in Birdman
Emma Stone's big eyes are almost a character in and of themselves in Birdman. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures