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A little tribute to Starbucks

December 11th, 2008 · No Comments

I am a Starbucks regular. As such, my baristas know my name and my regular drinks. There has been a corporate push for that “intimate” relationship with customers for the past year – remember Starbucks closure for training in Spring?
One of the things [...]

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Coffee And Cigarettes (2003) R 95min

October 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Coffee And Cigarettes (2003)

Jim Jarmusch (Year of the Horse, Dead Man, Mystery Train) has shot this collage of short films over a  long period of time. The first episode, “Coffee and Cigarettes I”, came out in 1986.
In this full feature-length film he combined all [...]

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Tags: Black and White · Comedy · Cult Films · DVD · Drama · Movies · USA

Review of “The Devil Wears Prada” (2006) PG-13 109min

February 23rd, 2008 · 3 Comments

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

The plot: Andrea Sachs’s (Anne Hathaway) dream was to become a journalist. A naive young woman, she comes to New York and scores a temporary job for the Runway [fashion] magazine working as an assistant secretary to ruthless, if [...]

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Tags: Chick Flick · Comedy · Drama