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This story about a day in the life of an independent record store, truly a threatened species, screeches with the sound of teenagers falling apart emotionally every five minutes. The script, which feels like an old guy's idea of how kids talk and think, concerns the young employees of a Delaware music shop faced with imminent extinction. While the ship is sinking, the staff indulge in tantrums, depressions, and run-ins with low self-esteem. There's a lot of noise in this thing, but not a lot is really said. Rory Cochrane has the best part as a secretive guy who loses the store's proceeds one night while gambling, Anthony LaPaglia is the adult boss and unofficial dad to the others, Renée Zellweger plays a promiscuous girl, and Liv Tyler is OK as a lovestruck sweet thing trying to get up the nerve to express her feelings to a fellow employee. --Tom Keogh

DVD Features

  • Color
  • Closed-captioned
  • HiFi Sound
  • Dolby
  • Widescreen

Cast

Anthony LaPagliaJoe Reaves
Maxwell CaulfieldRex Manning
Debi MazarJane
Rory CochraneLucas
Johnny WhitworthA.J.
Robin TunneyDebra
Renee ZellwegerGina
Ethan EmbryMark
Coyote ShiversBerko
Brendan Sexton IIIWarren
Liv TylerCorey Mason

  • Genre: Comedy Movies
  • Director: Allan Moyle
  • Producer: Warner Brothers
  • Length: 90 min
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaOct 20, 1995
  • Ratings
    North AmericaPG-13
    Europe12
    AustraliaM
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaApr 3, 2001
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