"Empire Records" is an immediate recommendation if you're looking for a coming-of-age, funny, edgy, artistic, romantic, 90s indie film. "Empire Records" stars actors such as Renée Zellweger, who portrays Irene Waters in "Me, Myself, and Irene," and Liv Tyler, from "Lord of The Rings."
The movie revolves around the lives of Empire Records employees who manage to barely run the popular local music store. The store is financially struggling after one of the night-shift employees bets all the store's money in a Las Vegas gambling game.
The day the manager, Joe, finds out the money is missing is the same day the music store is hosting a meet and greet for a famous pop singer, Rex Manning. The film reveals a day that is filled with many inconveniences for all characters and still manages to tell important details about each role.
Despite the fact that the plot is a bit scattered, the film is meant to be a fun blockbuster comedy. The movie reminds us why a lot of the '90s style is coming back, and it just makes you appreciate the movie a lot more.
If you're looking for something entertaining and not from this decade, go ahead and check out this one. It's sexy, romantic, fun, musically-involved, and explains the importance of supporting local businesses.