Twenty-four hours in the lives of the young employees at Empire Records when they all grow up and become young adults thanks to each other and the manager. They all face the store joining a chain store with strict rules.
Alice In Chains performs in the music video "Would?" from the original motion picture soundtrack from the film Singles (1992) recorded for Columbia Records. The band plays and sings as they stand in front of a collection of photographs.
Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The inter-related stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are intriguing and often very funny, and the soundtrack is a grunge fanatic's dream, with the likes of Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney.Written by
After Steve and Linda have water in the restaurant, he offers to giver her a ride back to work. As he is letting her in the passenger side, the boom mic is visible in the rear window of the car. See more »
SINGLES is a charming, romantic movie and one of Cameron Crowe's best.
An oft-heard criticism of this film is that it's not an authentic portrayal of the Gen-X culture of the early 90's, but I've yet to see that done well in any film.
More importantly, the film never claims to be a Gen-X film. It's set in Seattle during the height of Seattle Sound but the cast is made up of driven professionals and slackers alike. It's more of a cross-section of 20-somethings, not a focus on Gen-X or Grunge. The characters, settings and themes are all to a certain degree idealized, which is a staple of Crowe's style.
Where this film's charm really lies is in capturing the spirit of the early-90's and the anti-classist sentiment embraced by teens and young professionals in opposition to the "status is everything" 1980s. It's nice to remember a time when being socially and environmentally conscious was actually fashionable for a time.
Sadly we all got sucked into the dot-com thing and realized we can be just as bad as our parents.
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