Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood ★★★★½

I've never known a movie this long to spend so much time being so aimless, so leisurely, and yet so bloody enjoyable from beginning to end. The trick is that it's a film that's totally comfortable in its own skin; it loves being what it is and it just wants to be itself for nearly three hours.

It's really cool how Tarantino, who's famous for his violent action and chatterbox dialogue, managed to switch so confidently into something as relaxed as this film. There's still an absolute load of stuff going on, but it's plotless, more like a series of skits than a story, and it works so well. I love it.

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