Once Upon a Time in Hollywood


Ouatih Driving

Out of Time: Lessons in Editing From Cliff Booth’s Drive Home


Or: how to get to the Valley from Beverly Hills in under three minutes.

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

A Video Essay Guide to the 92nd Academy Awards


Before you watch the Oscars, watch these video essays to better understand some of this year’s nominees, and remember some great work that went unnominated.

Bounty Law

A Brief History of Quentin Tarantino and the Small Screen


The ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’ director is turning the movie’s fictional show ‘Bounty Law’ into a miniseries. But he is no stranger to television.

Brad Astra

A Brief History of the Oscars Brad Pitt Should Already Have


One of our most gifted performers has never won an Academy Award for acting, but he’s been deserving of quite a few.

Once Upon A Time Leo And Brad

The Endurance of the Bromance in 2019


As 2020 begins, we reflect on the portrayal of masculinity at the end of the decade.

Cliff Booth

Did Cliff Booth Kill His Wife? An In-Depth Investigation


Examining the ‘Once Upon a Time In Hollywood’ boat scene from every angle.

Performer Brad Pitt

Performer of the Year (2019): Brad Pitt


This is Brad Pitt’s year, and we’re all just living in it.

Django Unchained

The Raging Heroism of ‘Django Unchained’


Quentin Tarantino’s epic vengeance quest secures its thrills through righteous anger.

The Hateful Eight

How ‘The Hateful Eight’ Turns Limitation Into Brilliance


The release of ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ means its is time to reflect on Quentin Tarantino’s past work. I think ‘The Hateful Eight’ might be his best.