RELAX. It’s a million times better than Inglorious Basterds, a billion times better than The Hateful Eight and easily matches Pulp Fiction. Quentin’s ninth is very funny, beautifully framed and edited, horrifically violent, impeccably written and only occasionally meandering. For a viewer there’s elements that are morally questionable, and snatches of truly squeamish discomfort — but for me that is exactly what cinema should be. Eminently watchable with tons to talk about. It’s 1969 Hollywood and the film is framed around three “kind of” separate storylines in a similar vein to Pulp Fiction. Old-fashioned actors are under pressure from the new wave of cinema (Midnight Cowboy has just been released and anti-hero is the buzzword on everyones lips).LICKING THEIR LIPS, SHARPENING KNIVES One such fading star, Rick Dalton (Leonardo Di Caprio), is simultaneously trying to worm his way into the big time whilst also secretly coming to terms with the fact he’s a washed-up has-been. His driver/stunt double/possible wife-killer Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) is seemingly his only buddy — offering encouragement and support whenever necessary. As Rick’s megastar neighbours, Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie), veer towards their grisly conclusion, we allow Quentin to not only bask in the… Read full this story
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