Babylon (2021)

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Just saw it. It's amazing, it's absolutely amazing. What a wonderful news. Damien's just blown everything up.

And Brad Pitt is also in discussion to star, it's absolutely incredible.

One of the most anticipated of the next years already.

So glad that such audacious projects can still be made by such fantastic directors, thank you very much !!
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Nolan62 wrote:
July 15th, 2019, 7:59 pm
Just saw it. It's amazing, it's absolutely amazing. What a wonderful news. Damien's just blown everything up.

And Brad Pitt is also in discussion to star, it's absolutely incredible.

One of the most anticipated of the next years already.
Pitt hasn’t even met for the project yet.

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Allstar wrote:
July 15th, 2019, 8:04 pm
Nolan62 wrote:
July 15th, 2019, 7:59 pm
Just saw it. It's amazing, it's absolutely amazing. What a wonderful news. Damien's just blown everything up.

And Brad Pitt is also in discussion to star, it's absolutely incredible.

One of the most anticipated of the next years already.
Pitt hasn’t even met for the project yet.
https://deadline.com/2019/07/damien-cha ... 202646258/
Sources confirm that Pitt also is in the mix, though neither he nor Stone has made a commitment.
Yeah no official yet but I think it's pretty sure. I hope at least.
Sources said the film is a bold auteur piece with a significant budget
I’ve also heard that Babylon is a drama that mixes real and fictional characters and is solidly in the R-rated category.
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July 16th, 2019, 3:30 am
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July 15th, 2019, 12:30 pm
Yess Damien put it in my chazelle
do one of these again and i’ll give you a warning
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July 15th, 2019, 11:41 am
Damien Chazelle Targets Emma Stone for 1920s Hollywood Tale 'Babylon'
i'm targeting criterion channel for Babylon if ya nahmean (real ones will understand)

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Okay guys, this is clearly SOMETHING, clearly...
A friend has slipped me a May 2019 draft of Damien Chazelle‘s Babylon, his theatrical follow-up to First Man. (Chazelle is currently working on The Eddy, an eight-episode Netflix series set in Paris.) Babylon is a late 1920s Hollywood tale about convulsive changes in the nascent film industry (i.e., the advent of sound and the up-and-down fortunes that resulted) and about who got hurt and who didn’t.

A la Quentin Tarantino‘s Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, Babylon (which may or may not be distributed by Paramount or Lionsgate) offers a blend of made-up characters and a few real-life Hollywood names of the time — Clara Bow, Anna May Wong. Paul Bern and an “obese” industry fellow who represents Fatty Arbuckle. (I’m presuming there are others.) I’ve only read about 40% of it, and I’m certainly not going to describe except in the most general of terms. It runs 184 pages, and that ain’t hay.

Most of Chazelle’s story (or the portion that I’ve read) is amusingly cynical and snappy, at other times mellow and humanist, and other times not so much. It takes place in the golden, gilded realms of Los Angeles during this convulsive, four or five-year period (roughly 1926 to 1931, maybe ’32) when movie dialogue tipped the scales and re-ordered the power structure. Everyone above the level of food catering had to re-assess, re-think, change their game.

It starts out with a long, bravura sequence that will probably impress critics and audiences in the same way La-La Land‘s opening freeway dance number did. Except Babylon is darker, raunchier. The first 26 or 27 pages acquaint us with the main characters (one of whom may be played by Emma Stone) while diving into the most bacchanalian Hollywood party you’ve ever attended or read about. Cocaine, booze, exhibitionist sex, an elephant, the singing of a lesbian torch song, heroin, blowjobs, and a certain inanimate…forget it.

Unless Chazelle embarks on a serious rewrite, the 27-minute opening of Babylon is going to seem like quite the envelope pusher. It’s basically Fellini Satyricon meets Day of the Locust meets the secret orgy sequence in Eyes Wide Shot meets the Copacabana entrance scene in Goodfellas. Plus Baz Luhrmann‘s The Great Gatsby meets The Bad and the Beautiful meets Singin’ in the Rain meets The Big Knife…that’ll do for openers.

It seems to me that Chazelle wrote Babylon with a jaded, somewhat angry attitude. When a couple of scenes tip into near-porn you say to yourself, “Yeah, I get it — he’s showing this stuff in quotes…as commentary.” Laugh if you want but the audience will be attending this party in the company of a lot of self-obsessed, deluded or ruthless types. Anyway, that’s all.
"Solidly in the R-Rated category"

This guy has balls.

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okay what the heck i want it NOW

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