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Damian Contributes His Insight to The Father Hood Book – Aug 8, 2019

The Father Hood: Inspiration for the New Dad Generation

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | August 8, 2019

Published in August 2019 by Murdoch Books, The Father Hood: Inspiration for the New Dad Generation is a guide to helping dads thrive and survive in the only job that really counts, fatherhood. The book shines a spotlight on the evolution of the modern day dad through a collection of interviews, essays, quotes, stats and insights. It is filled with personal accounts by famous fathers including, Hugh Jackman, Ben Stiller, David Beckham, Mark Wahlberg, Damian Lewis, John Krasinski, Kurt Russell, Guy Pearce, Tim Cahill and more, and explores the thrilling diversity of the new fatherhood. From gay dads to single dads, it showcases fathers from all walks of life who are doing it their way and doing it well.

Their dedicated website states,

“Welcome to The Father Hood. Where we celebrate the growing tribe of hands-on dads who are discovering that becoming a father is the greatest opportunity a man can get to be better than he’s ever been before; stronger, wiser and more compassionate. But there is no instruction manual or benchmark for modern dads aside from one golden rule: keep showing up.”

To read Damian’s contribution, you can purchase the hardcopy from Murdoch Books here or if you are in the Australian region, you can download the eBook from Booktopia here.

Source: The Loop

Categories Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Print Media Recap

Who’s Who in Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood: A Character Guide – Aug 3, 2019

The True Story of Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood Characters

by Rebecca Alter | Vulture | August 2, 2019

Warning: spoilers ahead.

Quentin Tarantino plays fast and loose with historical revisionism like he’s a kid left alone with action figures, or a Harry/Louis slash-fic writer drowning in AO3 tags. He takes a piece of history that’s captured his imagination, creates a Mary Sue or two to beat the boogeymen at the boss level, and poof! His avenging avatars kill Hitler, save Sharon Tate, and burn down one more plantation blighting the earth. Like Inglourious Basterds before it, Tarantino populates his ninth film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, with real figures alongside more reality-adjacent ones. So for those of us (all of us) less versed in his brand of fanboy ephemera, here’s a map to the stars, real and pretend, in OUATIH.

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Tarantino Might Team with Netflix For a 4-Hr Cut of Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood – Aug 3, 2019

More McQueen Scene On Our Screen?

by Steffanie Tan | Pedestrian | August 3, 2019

Today in rumoursville, Quentin Tarantino might re-team with Netflix to brings fans an extended cut of Once Upon A Time … In Hollywood. 

In an interview on the The Mutuals podcast, via Complex, OUATIH star Nicholas Hammondsaid there are talks of a “four-hour Netflix version”, which sounds pretty standard for Tarantino. The theatrical version clocks in at two hours and 45 minutes.

Netflix recently turned Tarantino’s 2015 film The Hateful Eight into a mini-series called The Hateful Eight: Extended Version, which is pretty much four episodes that are all almost an hour long each. Unfortunately, it appears it’s only available on the US version of the streaming service… for now.

According to Hammond, there were a lot of scenes Tarantino shot that couldn’t make it into the film because “there simply wasn’t enough room.”

“I think they’re talking about doing the same [as The Hateful Eight],” he continued. “There are some actors like Tim Roth, wonderful actors, who never even made it into the film. I mean, their entire roles got cut … Actors, who are really, really first class actors, and they went and shot their scenes and I’m sure they’re wonderful scenes but they’re not in the movie.”

“The Netflix version will be great too,” he added.

This bit of the interview begins around the 22-minute and 10-second mark.

Read the rest of the original article at Pedestrian

Categories Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Premiere Recap Review

REVIEW: Damian Lewis is Steve McQueen in Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood – July 27, 2019

California Dreamin’

by Gingersnap | Fan Fun with Damian Lewis | July 27, 2019

STOP. Do not read any further unless you can handle spoilers.

The day has finally come – the day when Damian Lewis plays Steve McQueen on the big screen. It’s July 26, 2019 and I’m planning my early escape from work to see an 11:00 a.m. showing of Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood. I purchased my $8.72 matinee ticket online on July 17 around 4:00 p.m. and it has been burning the proverbial hole in my pocket ever since. 

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: Collective Reviews – July 25, 2019

A Collection of Reviews: The Critics Have Spoken

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | July 25, 2019

With Once Upon a Time In…Hollywood  out in U.S. theaters tomorrow, July 26, the movie reviews have started pouring in. Here is what they are saying:

New York Times

There is a lot of love in “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” and quite a bit to enjoy. The screen is crowded with signs of Quentin Tarantino’s well-established ardor — for the movies and television shows of the decades after World War II; for the vernacular architecture, commercial signage and famous restaurants of Los Angeles; for the female foot and the male jawline; for vintage clothes and cars and cigarettes. But the mood in this, his ninth feature, is for the most part affectionate rather than obsessive. Don’t get me wrong. Tarantino is still practicing a cinema of saturation, demanding the audience’s total attention and bombarding us with allusions, visual jokes, flights of profane eloquence, daubs of throwaway beauty and gobs of premeditated gore. And yet “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” whose title evokes bedtime stories as well as a pair of Sergio Leone masterpieces, is Tarantino’s most relaxed movie by far, both because of its ambling, shaggy-dog structure and the easygoing rhythm of its scenes.

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