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REVIEW: “THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE” / The DVD Package

THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE  / The DVD Package Review by Mike Dennis, 2010 If it had been anyone but Criterion putting out the DVD of The Friends Of Eddie Coyle, I might not have purchased it. But Criterion has so firmly established itself as the premium purveyor of quality movies onto quality DVDs, that […]

REVIEW: “THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE”

Ah, let’s see, now. What are those rules for writing we’re all supposed to memorize and live by? Always have a strong narrative to go with your dialogue? Isn’t that one of them? And how about the one that says we’re not supposed to overdo the dialogue? And of course, absolutely no point of view […]