Get Shorty’s portrayal of Hollywood might feel a little dated over 25 years later but it remains undeniably cool, which is what you’d expect from an adaptation of an Elmore Leonard novel. Join us for a conversation of this slick mashup of Hollywood and mafia.
The Conversation (1974) is a film about a freelance surveillance specialist’s (Gene Hackman) struggle with guilt, shame, ethics, and paranoia. Released in the same year as The Godfather Part II, it is also written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The trademark style of Coppola is obvious, but is it any good? Join us on the podcast to find out what we thought.