Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

2hrs 41mins
Directed by
Quentin Tarantino
Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie

The ninth film from Quentin Tarantino.

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

Review Text

The way Tarantino sees it, the Manson murders were the inflection point that finally punctured Hollywood’s dream of invincibility – that changed how movies told stories and how they dealt with violence.

Review Author
Ty Burr
Review Publication
Boston Globe
Review Text

DiCaprio and Pitt are probably as good as they've ever been in anything: one superbly channeling the outsize ego and fragility of an actor in early-midlife spiral, the other a sort of beach-boy Lebowski with a singular gift for sudden violence.

Review Author
Leah Greenblatt
Review Publication
Entertainment Weekly
Review Text

Tarantino's all-star fantasia links Hollywood and Manson-era violence into the best and most explosive cinema we've seen all year.

Review Author
Peter Travers
Review Publication
Rolling Stone

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