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Flakes (2007)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy  |  10 March 2007 (USA)
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Aspiring rock musician Neal Downs manages a cereal bar. Stylish Miss Pussy Katz is the creator of radically-themed art clothing. When the cereal bar, brings in an offbeat crew of locals, ... See full summary »

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Aspiring rock musician Neal Downs manages a cereal bar. Stylish Miss Pussy Katz is the creator of radically-themed art clothing. When the cereal bar, brings in an offbeat crew of locals, who debate the arcana of cereal history and ideal milk/flake ratios, an aspiring capitalist rips off their concept. Written by Marisa_Gabriella

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$476 (USA) (21 December 2007)

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$778 (USA) (21 December 2007)
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The homeless extras were recruited from local homeless shelters. See more »

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Miss Pussy Katz: There is no such thing as just a job. Anything that takes up your time takes up your life. What if you never do anything that you think is important?
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References Danger Mouse (1981) See more »

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Uptown
Written by Michael Wayne Jones & Jon Ehrlich
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A funny, sweet film about a pretty unique venue.
23 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this. It's a fun, quirky flick with a fun, quirky cast, and the music/set was very well done. The two leads, Aaron Stanford and Zooey Deschanel, had great chemistry and both carried their roles with style and skill; Deschanel is hilariously adorable as always, and Stanford gives his character, Neal, a lovable, believable charm. The concept itself is quite cool as well, I thought; what other movie is about competing *cereal bars*? While the "Franchises = BAD" message is sort of smacked in your face throughout the film, it's definitely worth the occasional eyeroll. Basically, if you're looking for a movie that will make you laugh out loud, have you rooting for a happy ending and leave you smiling when it's over, 'Flakes' is for you.


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