‘Babylon’ Movie Review: Damien Chazelle Breaks Into Wild Hollywood Excess

Every awards season produces at least one “love letter to cinema” and the year 2022 is no different. Nevertheless, the the earth filmmaker damien chazelle invented a dream vortex with Babylon who overwhelms the audience with a drunken disdain for the industry machine that surrounds the sobering craft he holds dear. It’s a wild three-hour ride filled with debauchery.

‘Babylon’ narrates the transition from silent movies to ‘talkie’

L-R: Margot Robbie as Nellie LaRoy and Diego Calva as Manny Torres | Scott Garfield/Paramount Pictures

Set in the 1920s, Hollywood is entering a transition period with the introduction of sound, also called “talkies.” However, the silent movie star Jack Conrad (Brad Pitt) continues to enjoy his life of excess as on any other occasion. He is trying to continue achieving great things in his career, while always pursuing his idea of ​​the perfect woman.

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