Once Upon a Time In Hollywood Reviews

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February 27, 2020
A period piece so painstakingly constructed that it shames the rest of the genre... The movie makes its world of 1969 Los Angeles feel incredibly lived-in, not merely a look back but a transporting experience.
January 27, 2020
Still, this imperfect Hollywood fairy tale is largely enjoyable with many memorable elements and is ultimately essential viewing for movie fans.
January 16, 2020
Tarantino deliciously and elegantly comments on the town's contradictions and double standards, while also taking the time to build up his two lead characters in relatable, convincing ways.
January 6, 2020
It isn't on the level of [Tarantino's] very best work, but it's still a one-of-a-kind movie; fascinating, funny and tacitly poignant.
December 31, 2019
No matter your opinion of the man's films, it is worth noting that this - his ninth feature - is the most Tarantino-esque Tarantino film of all time.
December 26, 2019
An endearing performance by Brad Pitt goes a long way toward selling the movie, as does an absolutely committed performance by Margaret Qualley as one of Charlie Manson's "girls."
December 21, 2019
Once Upon a Time in ... Hollywood is the work of a middle-aged director, one who looks back by looking forward, and who eschews the familiar for the new.
December 20, 2019
Tarantino blends fantasy and real history here in an original and unpredictable, if somewhat meandering, movie that's his best in years.
December 18, 2019
Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt deliver the most emotionally vulnerable performances of their careers as soon-to-be has-beens in 1969 Hollywood.
December 14, 2019
It's another of Tarantino's masterpieces...
December 11, 2019
Even without a proper narrative, this star-powered vehicle works.
December 11, 2019
This is Tarantino at his most vibrant, his most detailed, and his most stylish - and the end result is a visual delight of a film which pops from the screen.
December 9, 2019
If there's something potentially dangerous or reactionary about Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood's nostalgia for a bygone era and its trickle-down frontier heroism, it's a tension that Tarantino plays with thoughtfully...
December 6, 2019
A bittersweet triumph, "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood is Tarantino's saddest and kindest film yet.
November 29, 2019
But as the film's title portends, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" is also a fairy tale where the party never ends, the pretend heroes become actual ones, and everyone lives happily ever after.
November 22, 2019
It may not be top-tier Tarantino on first watch, but I can sense that my appreciation for it will grow with time upon multiple viewings.
November 22, 2019
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is something Tarantino hasn't been in a long time-fun. If that seems like a strange thing to say about a film centered on the gruesome cult murder of seven people, that's because it's not really what the film is about.
November 15, 2019
I could linger there for ten hours and feel refreshed, especially if the director tends to create the dynamic, humorous, and challenging effects that writer-director Quentin Tarantino does.
November 9, 2019
The movie's greatest strength is in how it isolates precious moments among characters - some loving, others sad, many foretelling of darker realities.
November 4, 2019
Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is bold, and exciting, a fantasia of a dead Hollywood brought to life in rich detail.
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