Coffee and Cigarettes Synopsis
Vignettes revolve around a dentist appointment, a talkative waiter, musicians and celebrities.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Just when you're certain that Jarmusch is treading water with his borderline-tedious cleverness, something happens: Coffee and Cigarettes...
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88

Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
By the end the movie has pretty much ceased taking itself at all seriously, devolving into a nonchalant giggliness of the stoned variety...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
In Jarmusch's capable hands, the mundane has never been so delightful.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Jarmusch makes it a feast that plays like a haunting concept album.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Sometimes movies tire us by trying too relentlessly to pound us with their brilliance and energy. Here is a movie pitched at about the...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
At the heart of most of these encounters is talk about the nature of relationships -- cousins, twins, and peers. Mostly, though, Jarmusch...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Very slight and, in the early going, slightly annoying, Coffee and Cigarettes is a long-borning Jarmusch project.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The lone gem of the anthology takes place in the loft of a trendy L.A. restaurant where a snooty Steve Coogan learns from starstruck Alfred...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Too slight and pointless.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Flat and uninspired.
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Rated R | For Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Curious collection of shorts will bore most kids.
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DRINKING & DRUGS