Dana Stevens on 'Babel' | The Moviegoer

Dana Stevens on 'Babel'

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Babel has great expectations for itself: It wants to be a movie about big ideas and big emotions at the same time. Aided by gorgeous locations and classy trappings (cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto, theme music by Gustavo Santaolalla), it succeeds for the most part, and in the process makes Crash, another recent film with converging stories and a multicultural cast, look like an undergraduate term paper on race relations.

Here's the full review from Slate.


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