Empire Records (Remix: Special Fan Edition)
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- 16 minutes of unseen footage included in a new digital transfer
- Four additional scenes
- Three music videos
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"The time to hesitate is through," quotes Lucas (Rory Cochrane), employee at Empire Records, when he finds that Empire is about to be sold to the massive chain "MusicTown." So he gambles away nine thousand bucks (the store's, not his) in an effort to increase the money and save Empire. Needless to say, his boss Joe (Anthony Lapaglia) is very, very angry -- since the money Lucas lost would have enabled him to buy a partnership in owning Empire.
The next day has an aging pop star, the arrogant Rex Manning (Maxwell Caulfield) coming to Empire for a signing. Virginal superstudent Corey (Liv Tyler) is planning to have Rex as her "first time," while her best pal A.J. (Johnny Whitworth) is planning to tell her how he feels about her. Lucas catches a very hostile young shoplifter (Brendan Sexton). There's also depressed Debra, and crazy Mark and Eddie. And as dark personal secrets spin out of control, the employees become determined to save their beloved music store. "Damn the man! Save the Empire!"
Any movie that stars primarily teens is going to automatically be spat on by critics. But "Empire" knows it's not a serious movie, and it's happy that way. After all, people dance on the rooftops, shoplifting is a contact sport, and customers are pirouetting in the aisles with the clerks. Realism? Who cares? It's funny and cute. There's some romance (most of it is kept low-key, like Debra and Berko), a seduction or two, and about five seconds of violence.Read more ›
If you're here, you obviously know the story that is Empire Records. It's a great actual coming-of-age film that has the ability to touch on subject that is relatable to any person between the ages ... well, of any age. There are great performances (Liv Tyler, Renee Zellwegger, Robin Tunney, Ethan Embry, the whole cast!), the film's many subplots never run into each other, and the soundtrack has got to be near one of the best and biggest of any movie.
The additional 16 minutes added into the movie gives more character development to certain characters, new little scenes obviously edited out for they supplied only minimum yet effective humor, and some stuff that would have rallied the actual storyline. There are 2 of the 4 deleted scenes that makes the infamous Sexy Rexy an actual good guy, and also include an unseen performance of Mon Amour by Coyote Shivers, Renee Zellwegger, and Maxwell Caulfield (Rex) that was cut from the movie.
Warner Bros. truly released this for the fans of Empire Records, a la Fan remix. But if given the chance, any person will easily take a liking to the movie. If you're into stuff like this. That's what I think, but "Who knows where thoughts come from? They just appear. Mm-hm."
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I LOVE THIS MOVIE! It's a classic and one of my favorite movies! Watched it with my teenagers who were like - "mom, the 90's were cool!" Ugh! Read morePublished 9 hours ago by des
I have love this movie since i was a kid. it is off color a bit but funny as heck and i just love it!Published 8 days ago by Amanda J Smith
Okay soundtrack and okay story line. Girlfriend's favorite movie.Published 27 days ago by Leroy Riojas
I mean they work in a record store. They play great music. It's kind of a mix of Fast time at ridgemount high and dazed & confused ....In a record store of course.Published 1 month ago by mandyleah3
such a great movie, can watch this multiple times and it never gets oldPublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
This is a very fun movie to watch.
Good music and hilarious actors and no true antagonist.
Renée Zellweger and Liv Tyler were all really charming and all of the... Read more
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I do not personally own the disc, but based on Warner's other releases and the photograph, the only difference between this and the last DVD release is that this will come in a standard DVD keep case vs. a cardboard snapper. It will still be the "Remix", as evidenced by the blue cover... Read More
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