Spoiler Discussion: Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

On the August 2, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to have a spoiler discussion about the latest Quentin Tarantino film, Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood.


Opening Banter: News is still slow and we wanted to have this spoiler discussion.


Our Feature Presentation: A spoiler discussion of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

  • Overall and opening thoughts.

  • Leonardo DiCaprio as Rick Dalton.

  • Brad Pitt and Cliff Booth.

  • Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate.

  • Hollywood 1969: how does it feel to be here?

  • Not much happens in this movie until the ending…is that a problem?

  • The FBI episode, the Great Escape fantasy, and other movies/shows in the movie.

  • The soundtrack.

  • The supporting cast: Kurt Russell, Emile Hirsch, etc.

  • The Bruce Lee Scene

  • That strange scene where Cliff maaaaaybe kills his wife.

  • The scene with the child actor.

  • The long scene where we watch Rick Dalton film the cowboy show.

  • Charles Manson and the family.

  • The Spahn Ranch sequence.

  • That final 30 minutes.

  • The significance of the final shot.


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