The Word on Babel 

Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, who also directed the Memphis-shot 21 Grams, Babel's primary subject is miscommunication across cultures, but fitting its epic ambition (and, at 142 minutes, epic length), it touches on any number of globalization issues: immigration, terrorism, class disparities, the prominence of American media and its concern with blond, white women in peril. ...

Read the rest of Chris Herrington's review of Babel, which opens today in area theaters.



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