Live Listing: EMPIRE RECORDS

Inspired by @jessicaz and my high school self. SPOILERS DUH (seriously)
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    Ok here we go, off and running. I forgot how much I love this soundtrack.
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    "My life has reached its pinnacle"
    "A responsibility like this requires the obedience of a saint." —Lucas
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    Ok y'all I'm fast forwarding through the bogus extra scenes that were added in the new edition of the DVD. They're all lame.
    ⏩⏩⏩
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    "In the immortal words of the doors: the time to hesitate is through"
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    Lol this blonde in Atlantic City "baby you are sex!" With her Rachel haircut.
    Lucas fucked up.
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    🎶 say no more, mon amor ❤️
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    Hey Joe where you goin with that gun in your hand? Perfect music yet again
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    "Do you think Rex is the right guy for my first time?" Oh, LIV.
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    🍊 M&M
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    Marc- "maybe I wanna be sterile" 🙄
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    Fuckin Rex Manning 💩
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    Literally just got chills when Corey got into Harvard.
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    Lucas and Joe facing off.
    "What's it doing in Atlantic City?" "Recirculating!" ⭐️ (henceforth a star will indicate an Iconic Line of Dialogue
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    ⭐️ "who knows where thoughts come from. They just appear!"
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    One of the best montages. Romeo and Juliet by Dire Straits
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    Mark being Mark
    😂 also, 😍Ethan Embry
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    Aaaand here comes Deb. Passing out middle fingers left and right!
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    ⭐️ "Joe. I can categorically say that you are NOT a bigger banana head."
    🍌
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    Gonna go ahead and disagree with Renee Z. that Corey's plan is romance 🙄
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    So freeeeeeee for a moment. Somewhere between the earth and the sky 🎶🎶🎶
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    Lucas with the zen vibe lol "in this life there are nothing but possibilities"
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    ⭐️ "I decided I'd rather kill my self than meet Rex Manning"
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    ⭐️ "what's with today, today?" -Mr Miyagi/Lucas
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    Levels of cattiness: expert ⭐️⭐️⭐️
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    Eddie looks like a girl I went to elementary school with. "They're my special recipe. And you know what that means—extra sugar"
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    ⭐️"Mitchell's the man, I'm the idiot, you're the screw up, and we're all losers. Welcome to Music Town."
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    Musical montage: Video Killed the Radio Star 🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶
    Amazing scene. Mark can't handle a table. Warren starts stealing music. Lucas spies him, and leaves the couch, but not the WHOLE couch. I'm pretty sure this movie introduced me to this song? Timeless.
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    "That's a big coat you're wearing. Lots of pocket room"
    Warren. Incredible kid.
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    Gina emerges wearing only an apron. Joe is at his wits end, I kinda feel for him.
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    🎶 Little Bastard
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    Rex won't sit in the weird chair.
    I h8 u Rex 🙄
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    Rap, metal, rap, metal, Whitney Houston.
    🙄
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    Warren's laugh cracks me up. What a twerp.
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    Just me, or does Jane have alien eyes?
    👽
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    Montage: Joe's angry drumming
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    Enter Mitch
    Booooooooooooo we hate you Mitch!! Go away!!
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    Lol even Warren knows to hate Mitch. He was born to work there. Oops, spoiler.
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    You make me feel like a bath? Ugh... you're like ice cream. French vanilla ice cream, yeah
    Omg what a sad puppy dog
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    ⭐️"I'll be back and yOU'll be SORRY!!"
    Warren's voice betrays his age 😂
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    Deb is doing the "quarterly income tax returns?" Hoo-kay...
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    "IM BRINGING REX HIS LUNCH!!!!"
    First sign of a crack...
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    The iconic outfit. Poor Corey.
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    H8 u Rex
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    So Rex is so putrid that my DVD skipped over his slimy comment and spared me having to throw something at the tv. 👏🏽
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    Poor AJ. Bad timing is all. So sad 🐶
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    Let the slut shaming commence 🙄
    "What are u saying that I gotta go do every guy I see?" "You certainly seem to enjoy it." COREY!!
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    Whyyyy Gina???? Dammit Gina. I h8 u, Rex.
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    GET IT TOGETHER COREY.
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    AJ got his little feelings hurt and now he's making Corey jealous by dancing with Deb. While Gina and Rex bang in the copy room. Deb kisses AJ which is NOT realistic, and INFURIATING. I HATE this scene.
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    Whys the door locked? Where's Gina? Where—where's Rex?
    THE TENSION IS MOUNTING.
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    It's almost show time 😱
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    AJ attacks Rex!
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    Everyone hates on Rex!
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    "You're just a washed up imposter, man"
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    Corey to Gina- "you're just gonna screw every has been until your tits fall down and they don't want you anymore??"
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    "Well at least I'm not some closet speed freak! You think I don't see what you do??"
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    Renee throws a pretty good fit, but....
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    NO ITS NOT GONNA BE FINE!!
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    NOTHINGS EVER FINE!!!
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    ILL SHOW YOU FINE!!!
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    😳😳😳😳
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    Deb handles it. Hey, cold water on the face that's a DBT skill! 🤓
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    Deb gets real
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    Aaand my DVD skipped over Debs funeral.
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    WARREN IS BACK!!
    "I'm crazy, and I got a gun!"
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    "His name isn't fucking warren. His name isn't fucking warren! His name isn't fucking warren! "
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    ⭐️"so I talked to God, and she said Yo what's up, and she wants you to lose the gun!"
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    "So you gonna give me a job now??"
    "So do I get the job?" (He gets the job)
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    Legit getting teary as everyone pitches in to help Lucas get money to pay Joe back. 😢
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    Musical montage: the party begins
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    ⭐️"why am I getting the feeling that I am being royally screwed??"
    "Because you are, Mitch"
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    Joe quits. Mic drop.
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    Gina gets to sing
    Every 90s grunge stereotype shows up at the party.
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    🎶when I think about my life, I want to kiss myself goodbye, sugar high 🎶
    ❤❤❤❤
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    Renee Z your solo gave me goosebumps!!
    🔥 🔥 🔥
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    I always thought this was a cute moment
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    I did love you and I do and I love you and I HATE YOU blah blah blah shut up Corey!!
    He's going to art school in Boston so he can be near her! 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
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    Really? 😏
    Yeah 🤗
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    Cue the Gin Blossoms 🎶
    Omg AJ's oversized sweater thing. So 90s. 🙄
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    The sign magically lights up as Corey falls into AJ's arms. *sigh*
    Teenagers, amirite??? 💙💙
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    AJ actually licks his LIPS and they BOTH push their hair back before...
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    🎶
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    💋💋💋💋💋💋💋
    Pretty sure I paused this and just STARED at it, as a teen. 😳
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    Get a room guys!! Then everyone starts dancing and it's happily ever after.
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    🎶
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    Even fucking Warren
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    And Joe gets his happiness
    Which he deserves, after all the shit he puts up with!!
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    I don't wanna take advice from fools
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    I'll just figure everything is cool
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    Until I hear it from you 🎶❤
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    ⬆️ recap of movie set to "Til I Hear it From You"
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    Ugh. Now I have to find my CD of the soundtrack so I can have it in my car. I will turn this house upside down if I have to.
    #ginblossoms