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150 Word Review: ‘The Automat’ (2021)

It’s not fancy, but it’s good

The Automat is an unpretentious documentary about the rise and fall of a once-famous chain of restaurants in New York and Philadelphia that are long gone and barely remembered. But for almost sixty years, the Automat was a futuristic cross between a cafeteria and a vending machine, where a nickel bought you a cup o’ Joe that poured out of a…

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