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BIRDMAN film still of Emma Stone

BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) (2014) – AFI Movie Club

Starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton and directed, co-written and produced by Alejandro González Iñárritu, BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) was recognized with an AFI AWARD in 2014, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) sings...
BEETLEJUICE film still of Winona Ryder

BEETLEJUICE (1988) – AFI Movie Club

A brilliantly demented look at life in the afterlife from director Tim Burton, BEETLEJUICE (1988) takes an outrageous kitchen sink approach to depicting the dead – finding visual fascination with every hilariously morbid aspect of being “recently deceased.” Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about BEETLEJUICE. Have Get The Picture delivered to your inbox...
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BATMAN (1989) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring an iconic performance from AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Jack Nicholson that landed the Joker on the American Film Institute’s list of cinema’s great villains and helped elevate the superhero genre from its four-color origins, BATMAN (1989) laid the foundations for the cinema landscape of today – blockbuster spectacle realized with grand ambition worthy...
Spotlight Film Still - Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams

SPOTLIGHT (2015) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Tom McCarthy and with an all-star cast that includes Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber and Stanley Tucci, SPOTLIGHT (2015) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “SPOTLIGHT puts the power...
Jackie Brown Film Still - Pam Grier

JACKIE BROWN (1997) – AFI Movie Club

Starring an incomparable Pam Grier in the title role as a flight attendant who takes on a crime ring with the help of a soft-spoken bail bondsman, JACKIE BROWN (1997) was written and directed by AFI Honorary Degree recipient Quentin Tarantino – and features an against-type performance from AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Robert De...
Batman Film Still - Jack Nicholson and Michael Keaton

BATMAN (1989) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring an iconic performance from AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Jack Nicholson that helped elevate the superhero genre from its four-color origins, BATMAN (1989) laid the foundations for the cinema landscape of today – blockbuster spectacle realized with grand ambition worthy of its larger-than-life heroes. In the title role – and as the Dark Knight’s...
Birdman Film Still - Michael Keaton

AFI Movie Club: BIRDMAN

BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) was honored with an AFI AWARD in as one of the most outstanding films of 2014. According to the official AFI AWARDS rationale, “BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) sings of the wide divide between artist and celebrity — and the uniting force to feel beloved on...

Michael Keaton and Edward Norton Discuss BIRDMAN, Acting and More: Video

Last year's AFI FEST presented by Audi featured over 100 film screenings, a Tribute to a living legend and several Conversations that led to, well, great conversation about movies. One of those discussions included BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) stars Michael Keaton and Edward Norton who spoke candidly about the craft of acting, the evolution of their respective careers and...
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