Recently saw the quirkily brilliant film Empire Records. It was recommended to me by an Archdeacon who liked it not just as a film but as a kind of vision for what Church might/could be.
Although my opinion on what is cool is probably to be taken lightly, In my opinion: This is a COOL film!
The film is twenty four hours in the life of an independent record store as its' oddball music-loving staff fight the threat of take over by an homogeneous music chain. It's kind of a teen movie (in the best sense) especially with Rock music running through it as such an expressive and central thread of the narrative. It's a journey of discovering no one has it all together BUT together they have something special. The record shop itself also takes on a kind of engaging personailty that is central to the film. Overall, It's funny, it's moving and it's a redemptive story. I LOVED IT!
I also get what the Archdeacon was saying BUT you'll have to watch it :-)