T100P podcast #87 covers one of the most flawless movies you’ll ever see. Highlights: Polanski’s direction, Towne’s screenplay, Goldsmith’s music and Nicholson, Dunaway & Huston headlining a superb cast. The plot is convoluted and the life-imitating-art aspects are eerie, but the film itself remains practically perfect. Hear us and don’t forget your caffeine enhancement, Jake, by ordering some Sparkplug Coffee.
Robert Towne’s Oscar acceptance speech (starting at 1:30)
Roman Polanski’s 2002 Oscar win (standing ovation begins at 1:05)
Previously on the T100P: American Graffiti
Next week on the T100P: The Godfather Part II