More than 100,000 small businesses have met their demise as a result of the Covid pandemic. Independent businesses represent multiple aspects of freedom and supporting local is more important now than ever before. Freedom of expression is of utmost importance and allows work to become a place of solace because of the supportive, collaborative environment among coworkers.
Upon its release 25 years ago, Empire Records typified independent business culture by providing a glimpse into first jobs, first loves, and an anthem that still resonates today as a group of passionate misfits fight for their company to not sell out.
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You might soon be celebrating Rex Manning Day on Broadway. Empire Records, the cult comedy that some people really love, is being developed as a musical with hopes of a Broadway run in 2020. There’s only one question: will GWAR recreate their cameo for Broadway?
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Posted on Friday, February 6th, 2015 by Angie Han
1995 doesn’t feel like it was so very long ago. If you were alive in that era, you probably still remember oohing and ahhing over Toy Story‘s CG-animated surfaces for the very first time, or meeting a brand new 007 in Pierce Brosnan. But in fact, you are wrong. 1995 really was that long ago. At least we still have some favorites of the era to take us back. Even if we’re now streaming them on iTunes instead of popping them into our VCRs.
We’re not saying these are the best films of 1995 — that’s a conversation for another time — but these are the ones that stuck with us. Some because they’ve become reliable favorites, some because they still feel remarkably fresh, and others because they’re so hilariously 1995, they couldn’t possibly have been made at any other time. Join us in revisiting 20 films turning 20 in 2015 after the jump.
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Thanks to Mondo, it seems like we’re posting really cool Star Wars posters almost every other day here on /Film. Actually, it’s every week and that series is almost over. But the Star Wars posters keep on coming!
This latest batch, however, aren’t exactly Star Wars posters. They just use Star Wars as the basis for posters for some other films like Empire of the Sun, Cool Hand Luke, The Princess Bride, Rebel Without a Cause and Empire Records. Artist Matthew Ranzetta took a simple idea and really did an awesome job with it. You see two of them above, check out the rest after the jump. Read More »