A unique Hollywood story told
August 22, 2019
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is the tale of two Hollywoods: one that’s fading into irrelevance and one of a fresher version blossoming in its place.
The film mostly follows actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stuntman and friend Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) as they struggle to make ends meet in 1969. The pair’s careers peaked with the TV western “Bounty Law” and in the years following the series’ end, find Dalton’s star fading. Dalton continues acting in various bad guy of the week guest star roles for television, while Booth does odd jobs for Dalton, includ...