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Margot Robbie Mastered ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Dance Scene in Three Days, No Talking Needed

Margot Robbie Mastered ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Dance Scene in Three Days, No Talking Needed

Ever since “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” touched down at the Cannes Film Festival, much has been made over Margot Robbie’s lack of dialogue as Sharon Tate. Robbie’s low word count prompted Time magazine this week to count every word ever spoken by Tarantino’s female characters, much to the annoyance of Tarantino fans and surely the moviegoers sitting next to that reporter. As IndieWire’s Kate Erbland has explained, Robbie’s lack of dialogue does not diminish Tate’s overwhelming presence in “Hollywood.” One of Robbie’s most spirited moments occurs when Tate attends a party at the Playboy Mansion, her infectious dancing doing more to showcase her lively optimism and spirit than any dialogue could.

The New York Times recently spoke with Toni Basil, the 1960s dancing “it” girl Tarantino hired to choreograph the massive Playboy Mansion party. Basil knew Sharon Tate personally and has

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