A Quentin Tarantino Favorite Plays at the Yukon Tavern in March

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The Yukon Tavern Movie Night is taking the action up a notch with one of Hollywood’s most creative directors, Quentin Tarantino. On Tuesday, March 19th we’ll be showing his 2007 movie Death Proof.

This film was originally released as a partof a double feature with another exploitation film created in the tradition of the 1970s versions that were shown in a grindhouse theater. With a muscle car as the true star, high-octane action, and the violence that is common in this director’s work, we will be taken on a wild ride that is sure to end badly for its characters.

The Plot

Set in Austin, Texas, three girlfriends, Julia, Arlene and Shanna, meet in a bar to drink, smoke and make out with their boyfriends before traveling alone to Lake LBJ for a girls’ weekend. While at the bar they meet former Hollywood stuntman Mike. He invites  Pam a ride in his “death-proof” stunt car, a type of modified car used in the 70s exploitation films that protected the stuntmen from injury during their fast-paced crash scenes.

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Cut to fourteen months later and we find Mike in Lebanon, Tennessee in the midst of another chase, but this time his intended targets, Abernathy, Zoë and Kim, are a tougher, more determined match for the old-timer and decide to turn the tables on their attacker.

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A Film for Movie Fans

Fans of cult classics love movies like Death Proof. It’s gritty, hard-core, and fun for all who love the seedy underworld of 1970’s Hollywood filmmaking, and Tarantino is today’s master of the genre. With a star-studded cast that includes Kurt Russell, Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, and famed stuntwoman Zoe Bell, this movie knows what viewers want and serves it up on a grimy, sleazy platter.

 

 

Another Yukon Tavern Movie Classic

Join us this Tuesday, March 19that 7:20pm for the modern-day exploitation film, Death Proof.We’ve got the perfect venue for a film that pays homage to the gritty exploitation films of the past.

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