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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Film Review

Director

"Once upon a time in Hollywood" is one of the best movies that was made in the past decade. The film was written and directed by one of the best alternative filmmakers, "Quentin Tarantino". The movie is a Comedy / Drama which was released in 2019. The movie won many International Awards including Academy Awards in 2020. Tarantino is a well known filmmaker all around the world. Some of his famous films are "Reservoir Dogs, The Hateful Eight, Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, Death Proof, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill 1, Kill Bill 2, Four Rooms, Inglorious Basterds, From Dusk Till Dawn,  My Best Friend's Birthday" and many other films.


Plot

A washed out Actor (Rick Dalton) and his stunt double (Cliff Booth) struggles to achieve success in 1960s in Los Angeles. Meanwhile the neighbors of Rick is Roman Polanski and her wife Sharon Tate. Rick and Cliff become unwittingly entangled with the Manson Family in the end. When it comes to the screenplay  Tarantino had done a great job on driving the story from the beginning to end within a specific rythm. And connecting the main story to the Sharon Tate's story was just awesome. It was a smart move that tarantino has taken. "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood" is a 100% masterpiece in modern cinema.



Cinematography, Lighting and Editing 

The cinematographer of the movie is "Robert Richardson" who is an award winning cinematographer including Academy Awards. And he was nominated for more than 100 movie awards. His well known movies are "Inglorious Basterds, Kill Bill, Aviator, Wag the Dog, The Wind Effect, A Private War, The Hateful Eight, Live By Night" and many other films. 

The gaffer of the movie is "Ian Kincaid" who is a well known gaffer in the industry. Some of his well known movies are "World War Z, Adrift, Kill Bill, Shutter Island, First Person, Rainbow War, A Nightmare On The Elm Street 2, Da 5 Bloods, The Hateful Eight, Wild Horses" and many other films.

The editor of the movie is "Fred Raskin" who has won many awards and was nominated for more than 20 awards including BAFTAs. Some of Fred's well known movies are "Guardians of the Galaxy, Fast And The Furious Five, Django Unchained, End Of The Line, The House With a Clock in it's Wall, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume : 2" and many other films.


Acting and Casting 

The top billed cast of the movie is "Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Julia Butters, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning" and many other professional actors. 

The Casting director of the movie is "Victoria Thomas" who is an award winning Casting director including Primetime Emmy Awards. Some of her well known movies are "Detroit, Django Unchained, Hidden Figures, Straight Outta Compton, Land Of Plenty, The Big Easy, The Paper, Money For Nothing, Bulworth, Insecure, Black Lightning, Watchmen, The Morning Show, Shaft, True Detective, Velvet Buzzsaw, On The Basis Of Sex, Trial By Fire, Marlon, Uncle Drew, Step Sisters, The Climb, Marshall, The Leftovers, Budding Prospects, Madiba, Fences, The Great Wall, Jack Reacher : Never Go Back, Paint It Black, Pee - Wee's Big Holiday, Instant Mom, The Hateful Eight, The Player, Grace Stirs Up Success" and many other films.