Cinema: Hit Men

MIKEY AND NICKY Directed and Written by ELAINE MAY

It's a setup. Mikey (Peter Falk) comes to the rescue of his best friend Nicky (John Cassavetes), who has shot a bookie and is holed up in a fleabag Philly hotel, going crazy. Nicky trusts no one. He has only one article of faith —that there is a contract out on him and he will be offed as sure as next morning's sunrise.

He calls up Mikey, asks him to bring cigarettes, then won't let him in the door. Mikey talks his way inside, gets milk...

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