I can't believe that they chose to recast Sid when the original was right there.
Within the realm of maximalist cinema, there are two types of ensemble character-driven dramas: films that feature a handful of well-developed characters (i.e. Magnolia) that, narratively, in combination, achieve a desired thematic effect, and films with an overabundance of characters, where an individual character's development is an afterthought and they simply exist in support of a greater overarching narrative (i.e. Nashville).
Despite lacking an 'overabundance of characters,' I believe Babylon falls into the latter category. In fact, due to bland…
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse 2023
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2018
Still doesn't top The Venom Saga on VHS