11:59pm - Friday, Apr 15, 2016
Sa. Da. Tay.
Written and directed by comic Louis C.K., the character of Pootie Tang first appeared in a sketch on HBO’s “The Chris Rock Show” before being adapted into the (now) cult-classic comedy POOTIE TANG, which is getting the Friday Late Night Movie treatment on April 15. This hilaroius and totally unique satire of blaxploitation stereotypes from the 60s and 70s, stars Lance Crouther as the ultimate cool-walking, cool-talking (his jive talk is mostly completely unintelligible, though the characters in the film totally get what he’s putting down) neighborhood hero and lady’s man who moonlights as a crime-fighting recording artist on a mission to save the children from the evils of Corporate America.. Also starring Robert Vaughn, J.B. Smoove, Jennifer Coolidge, Chris Rock, and Wanda Sykes.
“A bona fide cult object in the making.” – The Village Voice
Friday, April 15
Doors 11:30 pm | Movie 11:59 pm
Tickets $6 advance / $8 at the door
*Must be 19+ w/ID for entry and bar service.
**Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.
POOTIE TANG (Louis C.K., 2001 / 81 mins) | Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make him sell out by endorsing addictive products to his people. Pootie must learn to find himself and defeat the evil corporation for all the young black children of America, supatime.
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