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The sun can't set too soon on this "Empire." [23 Oct 1995, Pg.F9]
A soundtrack in search of a movie, Empire Records is one teen-music effort that never finds a groove.
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If the movie is a lost cause, it may at least showcase actors who have better things ahead of them.
The movie is too blatant a throwback to crass '80s teen fodder to really work.
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