Quentin Tarantino treads treacherous waters in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood by putting us right in the midst of the infamous Manson murders of 1969. In order to most clearly express my thoughts on the film, I have decided to talk about it at length, without restriction, in this spoiler-filled post.
Set in Los Angeles in 1969, right before the notorious Charles Manson murders, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood focuses on the lives of actor Rick Dalton, a television icon turned movie star whose popularity is in decline, and his enigmatic stunt double and good friend, Cliff Booth.
Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk takes us deep into one of the cornerstone moments of World War II in which Allied forces are cornered by Nazi Germany. Surrounded on the beaches of Dunkirk, France, the only way to salvation for nearly half a million soldiers is across the tumultuous English Channel.