#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Eleven separate vignettes are presented. In each, celebrities, playing semi-fictionalized versions of themselves (with the exception of the characters of various wait staff, and one actor playing a lookalike cousin of herself), meet in a food service establishment with coffee/tea and cigarettes involved. Beyond the topic of discussion that brought them together, they often talk directly about coffee and cigarettes, more often that coffee and cigarettes, and by association caffeine and nicotine, are not healthy, especially if they are the only things constituting lunch. Other recurring themes include the Lee family, cousinhood, celebrity worship, the connection between the medical and musical careers, and Nikola Tesla’s belief that the Earth is a conductor of acoustic resonance. In all cases, the coming together for coffee/tea and smokes acts as a bridge to overcome disagreements, and/or makes uncomfortable situations less uncomfortable.
Plot: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
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jarmusch not trying=still better than most
my impression of the film is that jarmusch wasn’t really trying very hard. perhaps i’ll be proven wrong and this film will one day be shown to have an understated genius about it, but i doubt it. the film is merely a collection of shorts that jarmusch has been putting together since 1986. the first one was the first one shot and the later ones seem to be filmed more recently (judging by the age of bill murray, and inclusion of alfred molina or meg/jack white, for example), but i can’t verify that it was presented in the chronological filming order. at any rate, the film revolves around various people discussing various things over coffee (or tea) and cigarettes. more than anything the film made me want to go to a diner and have a coffee with some apple pie a la mode. unlike ‘stranger than paradise’ or ‘down by law’ this film had very little lasting effect on me. i had fun while i was watching it – jarmusch always has a quiet humor to his films, producing more chuckles than outright laughs – but it didn’t leave me thinking like some of his others have. i like the molina/coogan and rza/gza/murray shorts the most. i don’t mean to give the impression that the film is bad or that i don’t like jarmusch because both are incorrect, it’s just that jarmusch has done better and the film was mostly good fluff. B-.
Warning – This film can seriously damage your health.
Jim Jarmusch disappointingly falls short with his latest offering of Coffee and Cigarettes.
Although visually attractive and with a great cast to support, the series of shorts unfortunately are let down by the series of poor scripts.
On first viewing I found myself fast forwarding through the film, looking for “the good parts”, though really I didn’t give it a chance …. Then with time to spare, I gave it another go. There were a couple of highlights, fans of Steve Coogan (Alan Partridge, 24 Hour Party People), will enjoy the ‘cousins?’ conversation with Alfred Molina (Chocolat, Spiderman 2). And Iggy Pop gives an amusing performance playing himself in the company of the intimidating Tom Waits.
Maybe this would have worked better as individual shorts, shown over a duration of weeks “Jim Jarmusch Presents”, rather than as a complete collection.
As a whole it just didn’t work as a film … JJs worst effort to date.
You’ll need more than Coffee and Cigarettes to stay awake through this one.
For more insight into the reasons behind the film, you maybe interested in this article. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4972055/site/newsweek/
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 35 min (95 min)
Genre Comedy, Drama, Music
Director Jim Jarmusch
Writer Jim Jarmusch
Actors Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright, Joie Lee, Cinqué Lee
Country USA, Japan, Italy
Awards 2 wins & 9 nominations.
Production Company Asmik Ace Entertainment
Sound Mix Dolby Digital, DTS
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Arriflex Cameras
Laboratory Alpha-Cine Labs, DuArt Film Laboratories Inc., New York, USA
Film Length 2,602 m (Switzerland)
Negative Format 16 mm, 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical, Super 16
Printed Film Format 35 mm (partial blow-up)