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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood - Quentin Tarantino (34)

  • ASIN: ‎ B08NL69YYT
  • Publisher: ‎ Harper Perennial (June 29, 2021)
  • Kindle: ‎ 7234 KB
  • Print: ‎ 416 pages




Quentin Tarantino’s long-awaited first work of fiction—at once hilarious, delicious and brutal—is the always surprising, sometimes shocking, novelization of his Academy Award winning film.

RICK DALTON—Once he had his own TV series, but now Rick’s a washed-up villain-of-the week drowning his sorrows in whiskey sours. Will a phone call from Rome save his fate or seal it?

CLIFF BOOTH—Rick’s stunt double, and the most infamous man on any movie set because he’s the only one there who might have got away with murder. . . .

SHARON TATE—She left Texas to chase a movie-star dream, and found it. Sharon’s salad days are now spent on Cielo Drive, high in the Hollywood Hills.

CHARLES MANSON—The ex-con’s got a bunch of zonked-out hippies thinking he’s their spiritual leader, but he’d trade it all to be a rock ‘n’ roll star.



With his vibrant imagination and dedication to richly layered storytelling Quentin Tarantino is one of the most celebrated filmmakers of his generation. He made his directorial debut in 1992 with RESERVOIR DOGS, and then co-wrote, directed and starred in one of his most beloved films, PULP FICTION, which won his first Oscar® for Best Screenplay. Followed by the highly acclaimed films JACKIE BROWN, KILL BILL VOL. 1 and VOL. 2, and DEATH PROOF, Tarantino then released his World War II epic, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, DJANGO UNCHAINED (which won his second Oscar® for Best Screenplay), and the HATEFUL EIGHT. Tarantino’s most recent film, ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD, was nominated for five Golden Globes, ten BAFTAS, and ten Academy Award nominations.



REVIEW:
I have this movie on my Amazon watchlist but wanted to read the book first. I've not read any of the Tarantino books that have been made into movies yet and am a huge fan so I hope to not be disappointed.
For the most part, I wasn't.
This story is hard for me to review, to be honest. It was about this guy and his life in Hollywood. It wasn't anything more than that, but there were parts that were pretty cool. That wasn't why it gripped me though. It had an ease when reading that made you want to keep going, even if it wasn't the most exciting story on the planet. 
Will the movie be better? Maybe. This guy is a master filmmaker so maybe he can bring it to life in a way that my brain couldn't while reading. We will see, and I'll be sure to tell you all!


3.5/5





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