Daily Distraction: Bask in the genius of Ennio Morricone

Joel Oliphint
Ennio Morricone

Italian composer Ennio Morricone won many awards for his soundtrack work on films by Terrence Malick, John Carpenter, Quentin Tarantino and many, many more. But he'll likely be best known for the soundscapes he created for spaghetti Westerns.

The platonic ideal of those soundtracks is "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly." Watch below for a reminder of the way in which Morricone's music played just as much of a starring role as Clint Eastwood.