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  1. stilladvance's rating of the film London - The Modern Babylon

    Brilliant, awe-inspiring, romantic, an incredible swoop of footage that cuts through London lives past and present, and its many sub cultures (though all Asian Britons seem to get from the archives is a scene about strict parents - thanks Julien!). A long musical collage, but Temple is one of the few who can do that format right.

  2. Miggy Angel's rating of the film London - The Modern Babylon

    129 minutes and no mention of Boudicca

  3. mpho3's rating of the film London - The Modern Babylon

    Temple's talents as a music video director are evident in spades in this musically supported visual montage spanning 100 years in the life of London, a city that now boasts 270 different cultures. Temple says, "Let the images hypnotize you and speak for themselves," finding order in the chaos of oppression, rioting, renewal, and unity as repeated throughout history.

  4. Carlos Filipe Freitas's rating of the film London - The Modern Babylon

    Temple makes an homage to his hometown. It Condenses more than a century in 125 minutes. Full Review and Rating: http://alwayswatchgoodmovies.blogspot.com/2013/02/london-modern-babylon-2012.html

  5. msmichel's rating of the film London - The Modern Babylon

    '..dive into the archive and drown..' Stupendous achievement from director Julien Temple ranking amongst his very best films. A portrait of a city from the dawn of the moving image to modern day that resonates with the viewer both viscerally and emotionally. The ever constant background of mob rule, effects of immigration and social change are reflected well over the years covered and the soundtrack is near perfect.

  6. MATTEO BITTANTI's rating of the film London - The Modern Babylon

    "There are two kinds of people: the British and the foreigners"

  7. Stephen Campbell's rating of the film London - The Modern Babylon

    Wonderful profile of a wonderful city

  8. Andre Rehal's rating of the film London - The Modern Babylon

    A cool stylish doc chronicling the cyclical nature of London and its cultural history through interviews and interesting stock footage. The creative use of music was another high point.