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Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film Bad Times at the El Royale

Like Tarantino, Goddard confuses long conversation with layered characterization, over-complicated plotting for complexity, needless nonlinear structures for uniqueness, and smarmy, wise-ass humor for cleverness. And like QT he has an auteurist eye for mise-en-scene, is creative in his scene setups, and has exciting action scenes. Therefore, both need someone other than themselves for the screenplay. And an editor.