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BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN)

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After the Joker breaks up with her, Harley Quinn's (Margot Robbie) life takes a turn for the worse. Everyone's out to get her, including nasty crime lord Roman Sionis/Black Mask (Ewan McGregor). Standing in his way of getting back a valuable diamond stolen by young pickpocket Cass (Ella Jay Basco) is Quinn. She gets some unexpected help from vigilantes Dinah Lance/Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), a metahuman with hypersonic screams, and revenge-seeking Helena Bertinelli/Huntress ( Mary Elizabeth Winstead). Joining the battle is Gotham police detective Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez), who's building a case against Sionis. Defeating the villain and his main henchman Victor Zsasz (Chris Messina) proves to be dangerous.

This spirited DC big screen venture is a mixed bag. Mesmerizing comic book visuals and a pop tune soundtrack, with artists like Halsey and Megan Thee Stallion, keep things

ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD

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Fading star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double/friend Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) struggle to make their way in 1969 Hollywood. Having starred in the popular television western series "Bounty Law", Rick is now relegated to bad guy roles in episodic TV shows and pilots. Meanwhile, Cliff spends his time as Dalton's chauffeur/handyman and trying to hook up with Pussycat (Margaret Qualley), who is a member of the infamous Manson Family. Rick's next door neighbors are Roman Polanski (Rafal Zawierucha) and his wife Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie). Lives are about to change.

Director/writer Quentin Tarantino's love of film, especially westerns, shines from