Tag Archives: The Friends Of Eddie Coyle

FILM NOIR, MY TOP 10, POST-1970 (2014 edition)

Here we go again. Everyone line up as we get ready to board the 2014 train for another trip down my own personal memory lane of favorite films noir from 1970 to the present. As I’m sure you all know, I’ve done a list of pre-1970 noirs which included such classics as Out Of The Past, […]

FILM NOIR–MY TOP 10 (POST-1970)

Okay, film noir lovers. Thanks to a groundswell of demand from all of you out there, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite films noir since 1970. As I’m sure you all know, I’ve done a list of pre-1970 noirs which included such classics as Out Of The Past, Night And The City, and Raw […]

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 […]