Living La Vida Hollywood! On-Air Film Review of ‘Babylon’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on December 22nd, 2022, reviewing “Babylon” a new film by writer/director Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”) currently in theaters.

Brad Pitt is Jack Conrad, the biggest male star at MGM, Margot Robbie is Nellie LeRoy a new sensation who comes along right as silent movies end, and they both have difficulty making the transition to talking on screen, with different results. Diego Calva is Manny, who portrays a up and coming studio exec, who is a tour guide through the whole glorious mess, including a stop in what is called “the a-hole of Los Angeles.” And finally, on-fire character actor Jean Smart plays a manipulative gossip columnist.

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Patrick McDonald of reviewed “Babylon” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, December 22nd, 2022. NOTE: Diego Calva is misread as Diego “Torres” in this review …

”Babylon” is currently in theaters. Featuring Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Diego Calva, Olivia Wilde and Jean Smart. Written and directed by Damien Chazelle. Rated “R” senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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