The Friends of Eddie Coyle

The Friends of Eddie Coyle ★★★★½

With friends like these...

Power always trickles down.

Lean, economic, methodical. Yate's neo-noir is one of the genre's best. Mitchum playing against type. George V. Higgin's bureaucratic, gangster tragedy with a stop off to get drunk and watch Bobby Orr on the way.

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