Lal La land (2016) and Whiplash (2014) director Damien Chazelle’s latest film is set in early Hollywood and stars Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Samara Weaving, Tobey Mcquire and Olivia Wilde.
Babylon is a historical comedy/drama that follows the rise and fall of multiple characters, as a result of outsized ambition and outrageous excess.
Even though this trailer was released back in September 2022, I hadn’t featured it sooner because it reminded me a little too much of Hail, Caesar!, a 2015 movie also set during the earlier Hollywood years. And as excited as I was for the film, it turned out to be quite a major disappointment.
Babylon‘s filmmaking team is what has me most interested; more so than the themes. And now that September is long gone, I’ve gotten over the Hail, Caesar! issue a little more, which means I’ll probably give Babylon a fair chance.
How about you? What are your thoughts on this trailer? Are you also curious about how Pitt’s character compares to his turn as the undeniably cool Cliff Booth in Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood?
Jean Smart, Eric Roberts, Lukas Haas, Jeff Garlin, Spike Jonze, Phoebe Tonkin, Katherine Waterston, Max Minghella, Todd Giebenhain, Chloe Fineman, Jennifer Grant, Rhian Rees and Flea also star.
Babylon Release Dates: December 23rd, 2022 (US); January 20th, 2022 (UK)…
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10 thoughts on “BABYLON (2022): New Trailer Starring Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Samara Weaving, Tobey Mcquire, Olivia Wilde…”
The excess and ambition themes may be cliché but hopefully, we have some very interesting characters and music if nothing else.
I hear you and I share you hopes. Fingers, toes and everything crossed. 🙏🤞🙏🤞
I was interested in this one but I got to say I’m even more interested since the early reactions seem to range from best movie of the year to worst thing ever!
Oh, no!!!! 😁
That does make it that little bit more intriguing, actually. I hope I don’t belong in the latter camp. 🙏
Oh HECK yes. Looks like Roman empire end times bash.
It really does. That makes it sound even more interesting. Perhaps there is hope yet. 🙏🙏
Very interested in this one, although I do share your Hail, Caesar thoughts. Here’s hoping that amongst the chaos there is an intriguing storyline as well!
Yes, please to the intriguing story line. 😊🙏😊🙏
Hmmm, lots of excess and indulgence, but I would give it a chance!
Yes, we can always be very pleasantly surprised. 😊🙏