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PsychTiger
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
I’ll be seeing it in 12 minutes, so might as well begin the discussion.


pkloa
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
I'm a QT nerd. I go to the theater for his movies, watched Hateful Eight in CinemaScope, and I watched two of his films over the last week to get pumped up for today. I'm also pretty easily entertained, as far as movies go. This one was straight boring for me.

Pros:
First quarter had really good humor.
No N words, unless they were during a piss break.
Style of Hollywood in the 60s.

Cons:
What the frick was the first 80% of the movie really for?
The voice over, excepting the callout of why Cliff was driving.
The Gang only being on screen for schmucks like me to point at and smile.
Tim Roth (cut) was an actual credit.

3/10, will probably only watch again to confirm references I read about on imdb.

Edit: Seeing the late 60s sound stages was a definite plus. Can't argue that the movie has style.
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jg8623
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
quote:

This one was straight boring for me.


A few reviews I’ve read from people that liked it did say a good bit of people will likely find it boring. Still looking forward to seeing it this weekend


EGCROSS
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
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This one was straight boring for me.


So basically like Kill bill 1&2?


lsutigersFTW
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Member since Jun 2008
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
I think this looks really good and I want to see it, but you’re asking a lot from me to go sit in the theatre for three hours and Iron Man isn’t shooting lasers out his hands. This one seems like more of a sit back on the couch with a couple drinks later this fall and catch it on Red Box.


Parmen
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
Watching it in Dolby tomorrow night.


RLDSC FAN
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
The kill bill films are awesome


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RLDSC FAN
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
Several mentioned the film is far too long.


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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
The frick


MF Doom
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
Yeah a lotta complaints of the movie feeling pointless


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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
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I think this looks really good and I want to see it, but you’re asking a lot from me to go sit in the theatre for three hours and Iron Man isn’t shooting lasers out his hands.




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ell_13
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
In the theater now. Will report back.


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jg8623
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
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Watching it in Dolby tomorrow night.


Still showing Lion King at the Dolby in BR


Dawgirl
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
Seeing it next weekend with a friend for 2 reasons. Brad and Leo. Yeah, I said it mother frickers. What do ya'll expect?


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meauxses
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
It is way too long but i think thats the point. The twist that you dont expect at the end is made so awesome because the first two hours were like "I'm enjoying this but where are we going?"


blueboy
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
One of the ways I knew I'd grown to adulthood was when I realized that Tarantino's "signature dark humor" is basically just him being a coked-up homo, and that all of his movies are pretty much the same.
This post was edited on 7/25 at 9:07 pm


GetCocky11
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
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It is way too long but i think thats the point.


2 things that are consistent in QT movies:

They're too long.

Bare feet.


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PsychTiger
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Member since Jul 2004
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
It didn’t have the action level of most QT movies, but it was trippy. A LOT of lol moments.


ell_13
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
I’m bored af. Not quite over yet. Some humor but man I’m waiting for this thing to get to the point.
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PsychTiger
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re: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opening day check in thread ***Spoilers Inevitable***
There was quite a bit of but I was drunk and rolled with it.


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