This week, we look at Francis Ford Coppola’s other, other, other masterpiece, The Conversation—which was so good that he competed against himself (with his better-known film The Godfather: Part II) for the Oscar for best picture in 1974. How The Conversation came to be completed (Coppola walked off the set), and how it predicted our modern surveillance culture, is a riveting story, as related by writer Michael Sragow. Plus, there’s a discussion of the drama surrounding one of London’s hottest restaurants, and much more. Listen by clicking Play below. But be sure to subscribe at Apple Podcasts or Spotify so you don’t miss an episode.