Babylon A.D — Reviews
Babylon A.D. (sci-fi)
Cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Melanie Thierry
Direction: Mathieu Kassovitz
Diesel power is on the decline. After the feisty Fast and Furious, the action hero fails to connect and kick up a storm in this futuristic film that projects him as a modern day Joseph to a mystery girl (Melanie Thierry) who has the immaculate conception.
It’s a remixed biblical story that is neither here nor there, even though it takes place in the not-so-distant future, when a mean-faced Charlotte Rampling wants to start a new religion with the help of her daughter who is the potential mother of the new age messiah.
Naturally, the whole world wants to lay its evil hands on this virgin who needs a bodyguard to carry her from dangerous Russia where she lives in a convent to a not-so-dangerous New York. No prizes for guessing who is the bodyguard, specially when there is a bloated, tattooed Vin Diesel in the precincts.
He fights bombs, bullets, missiles and crosses treacherous glaciers to deliver her to safety, with some collateral damage, which includes the friendly nun, Michelle Yeoh. Amen!Tacky.