Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez each directed a 90-minute horror tale for “Grindhouse”. Rodriguez’s part, “Planet Terror,” is a zombie movie, while Tarantino’s section, “Death Proof,” is a slasher film. Faux trailers and ads will run between the two pics as an intermission. “Grindhouse” – noun – A downtown movie theater – in disrepair since its glory days as a movie palace of the ’30s and ’40s – known for “grinding out” non-stop double-bill programs of B-movies. From groundbreaking directors Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez comes the ultimate film experience: a double-bill of thrillers that will recall both filmmakers’ favorite exploitation films. “Grindhouse” is presented as one full-length, two hour feature comprised of two individual films helmed separately by each director. Tarantino’s film, Death Proof, is a rip-roaring slasher flick where the killer pursues his victims with a car rather than a knife, while Rodriguez’s film explores an alien world eerily familiar to ours in Planet Terror. Welcome to the “grindhouse” – it’ll tear you in two – “Grindhouse.”
Grindhouse – A Double Feature!
June 18, 2010