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In 'Birdman,' Alejandro G. Inarritu takes his doubts and lets them fly
In 'Birdman,' Alejandro G. Inarritu takes his doubts and lets them fly

NEW YORK — About two years ago, Alejandro G. Iñárritu was contemplating his next film when he found himself at a crossroads. The Mexican-born director had gone from the upstart status of his early career, with such films as the kinetic "Amores Perros" in 2000 and the awards breakout "Babel" in 2006, to a kind of stasis. His only film since "Babel" — 2010's terminal-illness drama "Biutiful" — was a lightly seen effort whose unremitting seriousness had led some to ask whether the director was losing his touch. As it turned out, Iñárritu was posing plenty of questions to himself. A few months shy of...

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