After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.
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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.
When Rick, Francesca and Cliff are returning from Rome, they are seen in one of the tunnels that were used to connect the gates at LAX to the curb. (Currently, the tunnels are closed to the public and are located two levels beneath the current-day terminal concourses.) Cliff is seen pushing a cart fully loaded with their luggage. In reality, then, as now, baggage claim was located by the curb so they couldn't have had checked baggage while in the tunnel. See more »
Midway through the end credits is a commercial for Red Apple Cigarettes (a recurring fictional brand in Quentin Tarantino's films) starring Rick Dalton. See more »
The version of the film that screened at The Cannes Film Festival was 159 minutes, two minutes shorter than the version released in theaters in the US. Tarantino reportedly added in more scenes of Sharon Tate, including extending the scene where she picks up a hitchhiker. See more »
I just saw this movie this evening and am still thinking about it. I read other reviews, and believe I see a pattern as to why some didn't like it, and I think it's just lack of appreciation of the time and the storytelling. It was an homage. I remember tv of that era: weekly westerns and crime dramas like Gunsmoke or Perry Mason. Shows that had guest stars who were usually familiar actors from movies or older shows. It was a love story about friendship and honor. What others said was too much jumping around wasn't really paying attention. It clearly stated the dates of what was happening. It was highlighting moments in each character's lives to convey their emotions in addition to tying up the end. And I believe it was a fairytale, hence the title "Once Upon A Time...".
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