The flashpoint moment during this morning’s Once Upon A Time in Hollywood press conference came when Quentin Tarantino was asked by a N.Y. Times reporter why Margot Robbie‘s Sharon Tate character doesn’t have very many lines. The reporter mentioned Robbie’s acclaimed performances and lamented that she’s pretty much limited to marginal or insubstantive dialogue. Which is true. Robbie has only one mostly non-verbal scene on her own, during which she watches herself perform in The Wrecking Crew, the 1969 Matt Helm/Dean Martin flick, at Westwood’s Bruin Theatre. Tarantino brusquely but non-dramatically dismissed her “hypothesis” The exchange begins at 31:15.