|Studio:||The Weinstein Company|
Having both read the book, and seen the movie "Friends of Eddie Coyle," I knew beforehand to expect an unglamorous mob story about crooks who look at their lot in life with a bit more cynicism than in most mob movies. To these lowlifes what they do isn't opportunism, it's just work. And that's part of what I liked about this movie. Dare I say, this gangster movie feels down-right European. Like something Jean-Pierre Melville or Jules Dassin would have made back in their time...[more]...