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Stardust shines a different light

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There's nothing typical about Stardust Video and Coffeehouse. Step inside the dusky, minimal interior and you'll be greeted by the aroma of coffee beans, the hypnotic beat of mood music and a pastry case of tempting goodies.

Some of the brews are named after independent films, like "Henry's Fool" ($5), which is seven shots of espresso. And there's loose-leaf Blue Willow teas served in press pots ($1.40) and Batdorf and Bronson organic coffees. After getting a cup of whatever, pick up a New Yorker and find a chair. Or head back to the video shop, where 7,000 art-house films are uniquely displayed on tortured-finish antique doors, in a series of chambers. The Ingmar Bergman section alone has more titles than the average video store's entire foreign film section.


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