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Michael Keaton’s 10 Best Movies

Michael Keaton

Michael Keaton was one of the biggest stars of the 1980s and has enjoyed a career renaissance thirty years later.  With a stellar resume of both comedic and dramatic roles, Keaton has laid down landmark performances in both the DC (Batman) and Marvel (Vulture) film universes, and his only Oscar nomination came in 2015 from playing a washed-up super hero actor in 2014’s Birdman.  He’s been an anchor voice in two Pixar films: Cars and Toy Story 3, and was Tim Burton’s go-to actor before Burton and Johnny Depp mutually ruined each other’s careers.  Keaton will be reuniting with Burton for the director’s live-action adaptation of Dumbo for Disney.  With dramatic roles in films like The Founder and Spotlight, it would be great if someone could find a showcase for his comedic skills, because Keaton’s timing is a thing of beauty.  At any rate, it’s fantastic that Michael Keaton is a big star again.  Movies are better for it.

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In Theaters This Week (1/20/2017): xXx 3, 20th Century Women, The Founder

Michael Keaton, The Founder, Ray Kroc, McDonald's

Each Thursday we look at what is going to be coming out in theaters this weekend, show you the trailers for the big releases, predict the box office winner and just generally give you enough of a carrot to pull you through the rest of the work week.  January 20th offers three new 2017 releases and another 2016 release going wide, all of which are trending positively on Rotten Tomatoes; a minor miracle when you consider that one of them is xXx 3.

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