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(from left) Donald Sutherland, Brad Pitt and Sean Blakemore star in Ad Astra as their characters prepare to rover across the surface of the Moon.

‘Ad Astra’ transcends the genre of science fiction

By Parker Otto | September 22, 2019

After displaying his comedic side in “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” Brad Pitt once again leads a star-studded cast in the science fiction epic “Ad Astra.” The film is a breathtaking marvel of science fiction with a fantastic cast, brilliant...

Rick Dalton, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, leaps out of a truck following a shooting in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.

Quentin Tarantino scores again with ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

By Parker Otto | July 29, 2019

Director Quentin Tarantino is, in a few ways, similar to director Stanley Kubrick (director of “The Shining,” “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “Full Metal Jacket”). Both have a limited filmography, with Kubrick at 13 films and Tarantino at nine....

Quentin Tarantino film premiers trailer and wows Cannes Film Festival

By Parker Otto | May 22, 2019

After a teaser trailer was released March 20, a full length trailer was released for director Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” Monday. The film will tell the story of actor Rick Dalton, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, and his stunt...