June 8, 2007

The Trailer Compendium: Vol. 7

Peter Yates's film is a minor masterpiece of its genre, a gritty, street-level crime film filled with fantastic dialogue, and performances to match (especially Robert Mitchum). I am constantly amazed that a film as good as this one still hasn't been given a proper DVD release. A bootleg DVD exists (from a VHS source) and although the quality is poor, if you can find this film, watch it!

The Friends Of Eddie Coyle (1973):

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