Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood ★★½

This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

This review may contain spoilers.

While Tarantino’s earlier films justified excessive violence by fusing raw, uncontrollable energy with deliberate craftsmanship, this film’s botched landing (entirely dependent on a sketch comedy punch line) could only have come from a self-satisfied Hollywood legend uninterested in exploring the meat of the movie: the tricky question of how we should repay those who “taught us to kill.” We’re asked to enjoy canned dog food instead.