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Quentin Tarantino's latest film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," follows an aging Hollywood star, played by Leonardo DiCaprio (left).
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'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' reimagines Hollywood at the close of the '60s

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” the latest film from writer and director Quentin Tarantino, premiered in July. The movie follows Rick Dalton (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) as he navigates the ups and downs of a Hollywood career in 1969, as well as the looming presence of the Manson Family cult in Los Angeles. Editor Nina Wilder and Campus Arts Editor Kerry Rork chatted about their thoughts on Tarantino’s new film and the events that inspired it. Warning: spoilers below.


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In the darkness

Nothing holds more importance in a cinema than a film, certainly not the patron nor his concerns or woes; quite literally, everything else surrenders to the shadows.


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Former “Love Island” host Caroline Flack’s death by suicide earlier this month has been partially ascribed to the harassment she faced from British tabloids.
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Former “Love Island” host Caroline Flack’s death by suicide earlier this month has been partially ascribed to the harassment she faced from British tabloids.


“The Mary Tyler Moore Show” was revolutionary for its time due to the main character’s refusal to marry or have children in service of her career.
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“The Mary Tyler Moore Show” was revolutionary for its time due to the main character’s refusal to marry or have children in service of her career.


Awkwafina won a lead actress Golden Globe for her performance in “The Farewell,” becoming the first person of Asian descent to do so.
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Awkwafina won a lead actress Golden Globe for her performance in “The Farewell,” becoming the first person of Asian descent to do so.


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