Tarantino’s vision of 1969 Hollywood grips us in our time, too

Violence. Profanity. Glorious cinematography. Wicked storytelling. You betcha, Quentin Tarintino checked all his usual boxes with Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. And that means the director and writer has delivered to our times a winding tale bursting with his unusual view of his art and our world in general. In this 2-hour, 29-minute epic,…

For the love of money or just love?

Will Smith and Margot Robbie most certainly look good together on the big screen in “Focus.” Why I even forgave Hollywood for matching up love leads that have a 21-year-old age difference, one of the great thorns in my side as I watch movies for my weekly Monday blog on the Syracuse New Times site.…