sunjay77 Senior Member Joined: 3 May 2011 Posts: 2 Location: Los Angeles Expertise: Pro Barista
Posted Tue May 3, 2011, 6:10pm Subject: Re: Custom made espresso machine in the Green Hornet movie Jan-2011
The Espresso machine from the Green Hornet was made by the prop department and didn't actually work at all. We spent a week at the mansion pouring coffee and after much discussion Seth Rogan went with the rosetta. Longshot coffee did all the coffee in the movie, Australian company based in Los Angeles. It was a lot of fun doing this movie and i'm about to go out and buy the DVD today hope to see some of us in the extra features. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Longshot-Coffee/368663552473
carabelli Senior Member Joined: 30 Jun 2005 Posts: 37 Location: Ashland, OR Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: PID'd '05 Rancilio Silvia w/... Grinder: Mazzer Mini, Zassenhaus Drip: inverted Aeropress w/ metal... Roaster: West Bend Poppery II
Posted Sat Jan 7, 2012, 12:21pm Subject: Re: Machine Spotting in the Movies
In the American version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo movie, male protagonist Mikael Blomqvist's editor, Erika, has a Rancilio Silvia at her place. I've enjoyed (tough to say that, given the subject matter) the series, reading the books a couple times each, watching the Swedish versions a couple times each and now the American version, and it always works for me, but seeing that Silvia was like perfect art on an already delicious cappuccino. Icing on a cake didn't seem like the right expression, so I may have coined a new phrase. Let me know if it's been used already...
thniels Senior Member Joined: 27 May 2012 Posts: 3 Location: Varde, Denmark Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Bezzera BZ10 Grinder: Mahlkönig Vario Drip: 3 x Freud Cafetières
Posted Sat Jun 9, 2012, 5:50am Subject: Re: Machine Spotting in the Movies
Just saw French movie "Le Bal" the other day. Not only is this a must see movie if you are a sucker for satire. It has a dark humor out of this world with no dialogue whatosever. Just dancing (!). The movie shows a small dance hall at 7 different periods in time, ranging from 1936 to 1983. All with the same actors playing different parts. Only the bartender is the same (and aging). Well the partender starts off in 1983 with a 3 group Cimbali...
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