MIDNIGHT RUN & COFFY
30th Anniversary Screening MIDNIGHT RUN (R, 1988, 122 min)
Jack Walsh (Robert De Niro) is a tough ex-cop turned bounty hunter. Jonathan “The Duke” Mardukas (Charles Grodin) is an accountant who embezzled $15 million from the Mob and then jumped bail. The FBI is after The Duke to testify. The Mob is after him for revenge and Walsh is after him to just shut up. If someone else doesn’t do the job, the two unlikely partners may end up killing each other.
Jack Hill’s COFFY (R, 1973, 91 min)
Pam Grier stars as the baddest one-chick hit squad that ever hit town! Her little 11-year old sister is a hopeless addict, the police can't help, and poor Nurse "Coffy" Coffin (Pam Grier) has no choice but to take the law into her own hands. Posing as a Jamaican prostitute, Coffy infiltrates the lairs of pimp King George and a kingpin pusher.
Friday, March 9