This event will take place at Welcome Diner, 902 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ. All tickets on sale at The Loft Cinema. Community-style seating is limited. Admission includes dinner and the movie. Drinks and dessert are not included in ticket price.
The Loft Cinema and Welcome Diner are teaming up to present a special Dinner and a Movie night, featuring a screening of the 1994 classic, Pulp Fiction, paired with a delicious, movie-themed meal that pays homage to Tarantino’s diner-obsessed film. Dinner includes a tasty Vincent Vega-approved Royale with Cheese hamburger (the Paris version of a Quarter Pounder!) and french fries (included in ticket price), and martinis and black & white milk shakes (not included in ticket price). Show off your dancing skills at the Jackrabbit Slim’s Twist Contest before the movie, and really work up an appetite! Seating is limited at Welcome Diner for this Pulp-y evening of film, food and fun, so get your tickets now! And tell ‘em The Gimp sent ‘ya!
An outrageously violent, time-twisting, pop culture funhouse, Pulp Fiction is widely considered to be Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece, as well as the most influential American movie of the 1990s. A remarkably accomplished stylistic pastiche, the film boldly draws from such disparate sources as ‘30s hard-boiled crime novels, ‘40s film noir, ‘70s kitsch, Howard Hawks, Jean-Luc Godard, American gangster flicks, David Mamet, Looney Tunes cartoons, video games and Hong Kong action flicks, all played out using the fragmented story-telling structures of such experimental classics as Rashomon and La jetée. The Oscar-winning screenplay by Tarantino and Roger Avery deftly intertwines three stories that intersect in surprising, and often shocking, ways, following the misadventures of two philosophical hit men (played by Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta), a vicious gangster (Ving Rhames) and his moll (Uma Thurman, proving remarkably adept at both dancing the twist and surviving one of the most literally heart-stopping scenes in movie history), and a washed-up boxer (Bruce Willis) who catches a lucky break through the most unlikely of circumstances. The film’s smart, rapid-fire dialogue, kinetic energy and near endless parade of great cameos (from Christopher Walken, Harvey Kietel, Eric Stoltz, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer and Rosanna Arquette … not to mention a leather-clad oddity known only as “The Gimp”) still pack a pulpy wallop today. (Dir. by Quentin Tarantino, 1994, USA, 154 mins., Rated R)