Empire Records

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Empire Records ★★ 1995 (PG-13)

Well, the soundtrack's good and that's about all this frantic movie has going for it (besides a photogenic cast). Joe's (La-Paglia) the manager of an independent record store about to be taken over by a faceless conglomerate unless he and his young-and-crisis-prone staff can come up with the cash to buy the place within 24 hours. 91m/C VHS, DVD . Anthony LaPaglia, Rory Cochrane, Liv Tyler, Renee Zellweger, Johnny Whitworth, Robin Tunney, Ethan (Randall) Embry, Maxwell Caulfield, Debi Mazar; D: Allan Moyle; W: Carol Heikkinen; C: Walt Lloyd; M: Mitchell Leib.