Speaking of the Somerville, it's screening "The Friends of Eddie Coyle" March 11-13. People like to say it's the great Boston movie, etc., etc. Well, it's not -- not that there is one. The book is a whole lot better, for starters. But it's certainly an essential title in the Boston movie canon -- and how else would you ever get to hear Robert Mitchum shout out, "Num-bah faw, Bobby Aw!"?
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