Damien Chazelle’s Babylon is having a rough week. The film, whose all star cast includes Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Jean Smart and Tobey Maguire, flopped at the box office over the weekend, earning just $3.6 million, a sharp contrast to its $80 million budget. To pile on, audience and critical reception has been less than stellar. On Saturday, renowned screenwriter, director, and frequent Martin Scorsese collaborator Paul Schrader took to Facebook to question the film’s historical accuracy.
Taxi Driver writer Paul Schrader questions Damien Chazelle’s ‘voluminous research’ for period film Babylon. Read More