Justin discusses maestro Ennio Morricone’s dynamic, jazzy and complex score to Brian De Palma’s 1987 American gangster film, The Untouchables. Morricone is one of the most prolific film composers alive and has composed over 400 scores for cinema/television, as wall as over 100 classical works. His score to 1966's The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is considered one of the most influential soundtracks in history and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
His filmography includes over 70 award-winning films, including all Sergio Leone films (since A Fistful of Dollars), all Giuseppe Tornatore films (since Cinema Paradiso), The Battle of Algiers, Dario Argento's Animal Trilogy, 1900, Exorcist II, Days of Heaven, several major films in French cinema, in particular the comedy trilogy La Cage aux Folles I, II, III and Le Professionnel, as well as The Thing, The Mission, Mission to Mars, Bugsy, Disclosure, In the Line of Fire, Bulworth, Ripley's Game and The Hateful Eight.
Where to watch: https://letterboxd.com/film/the-untouchables/