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Posted by on Aug 14, 2009 in Kick-Back Friday

Kick-Back Friday: #79

Kick-Back Friday: #79

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973): Robert Mitchum is Coyle, a burnt-out arms dealer in Boston who tries to play snitch in exchange for a lighter upcoming sentence. But his friends (with finger quotes in full effect) may or may not be better at the ratting game. With Peter Boyle, Alex Rocco (Moe Greene in The Godfather), Richard Jordan, and Steven Keats. Directed by Peter Yates (Bullitt, Breaking Away).

Merely by example, old-schooler Mitchum could teach a thing or two about naturalistic acting to any method whippersnapper.

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A native East Tennessean, Barbara Martin is a formerly practicing, board-certified neurologist who received her BS (psychology, summa cum laude) and MD from Duke University before completing her postgraduate training (internship, residency, fellowship) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She has worked in academia, private practice, medical publishing, drug market research, and continuing medical education (CME). For the last 3 years, she has worked in a freelance capacity as a medical writer, analyst, and consultant. Follow Dr. Barbara Martin on and Twitter.