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Human foibles give 'Birdman' its superhuman wings
Human foibles give 'Birdman' its superhuman wings

In the spring of 2013, an unexpected group of movie stars took over Broadway's St. James theater for several weeks, acting in a play as part of a movie that was shot like a play. On ‎one day, a number of those stars — Michael Keaton, Edward Norton and Naomi Watts — were on a stage decorated like a bedroom, the latter two under the covers as Keaton stood in front of them with a gun. Seated in the theater were hundreds of extras and, in the less visible back rows, a few dozen inflatable heads and torsos (hey, ‎extras cost money). Giving direction on the stage a few feet from Keaton was the acclaimed filmmaker of "Babel" and "Biutiful,"...

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