Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is one of the maverick director’s best  Tymon Smith It’s one of the most anticipated films at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and it almost didn’t make it there on time but early buzz is that Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, is one of the maverick director’s best — although details on its plot have been surprisingly scant. Ahead of the film’s premiere on Tuesday, the director released an open letter pleading with festival audiences and critics not to spoil the magic by revealing plot details. “I love cinema. You love cinema. It’s the journey of discovering a story for the first time,” Tarantino wrote before going on to add that, “The cast and crew have worked so hard to create something original, and I only ask that everyone avoids revealing anything that would prevent later audiences from experiencing the film in the same way.” Reviews have generally been full of high praise for the film and avoided saying too much beyond th...

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