It's been almost a week since I had the chance to watch this piece of art.
For more than a decade, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu has rapidly become one of the most talented and admired Latin American filmmakers in the world. This Mexican artist, the same one who brought us Amores Perros, Babel, 21 grams and Biutiful has made it again!
Birdman is probably one of the best representations of Magical Realism in the form of film. Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu has taken the Latin American Magical Realism movement from books to the big screen. I'd dare to say he's the new Gabriel Garcia Marquez of cinema.
The whole movie is an experiment of the most realistic and even shocking representations of the circumstances of being an actor, wonderfully exaggerated with magical scenes, that not only fit perfectly, but turn the dialogues and the entire screenplay to a next level of understanding.
In addition to the exceptional work of the filmmaker and writers, I can't avoid giving huge credit to Michael Keaton and Edward Norton. As usual, they were impeccable. I actually think that this performance will earn Keaton a nomination for an Academy Award.
Be open to experience something different, something intense, something outstanding. One of the best films of the year without doubt.