Shut Up And Drive!

Do you like movies about fast cars? Do you know what GTO stands for? Is Kowalski your secret screen name? Is Steve McQueen your desktop wallpaper? Do you remember a time before The Fast and The Furious defined a genre? You've come to the right place. Muscle cars. Burning rubber. Distant, moody loners with rear-wheel drive, Thrush mufflers, the smell of leaded gasoline and more horsepower under the hood than the law allows. Strap in and we'll put the pedal to the metal. Let's ride!

Posts for this club should be tagged: ShutUpAndDrive!_club.

June 17

Movie: Thelma & Louise

An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 7:41 AM - 5 comments

June 15

Next Feature Screening - Thelma & Louise

Friday, June 17 @ 9:00 pm EST. Click here to watch.
posted by valkane at 11:12 AM - 0 comments

June 13

Movie: The Seven-Ups

A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 3:24 AM - 4 comments

June 12

Next Feature Screening - The Seven-Ups

Monday, June 13 @ 9:00 pm EST.
posted by valkane at 12:23 PM - 0 comments

June 9

Movie: Grand Theft Auto

A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 9:04 PM - 1 comment

Next Feature Screening - Grand Theft Auto

Friday, June 10 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch.
posted by valkane at 1:29 PM - 0 comments

June 6

Movie: Death Race 2000

In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 7:22 AM - 7 comments

June 5

Next Feature Screening - Deathrace 2000

Monday, June 6 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch.
posted by valkane at 7:44 AM - 0 comments

June 3

Movie: Convoy

Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 10:26 AM - 11 comments

June 2

Next Feature Screening - Convoy

Friday, June 3 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch.
posted by valkane at 2:27 PM - 0 comments

May 30

Movie: Race with the Devil

Two couples vacationing together in an R.V. from Texas to Colorado are terrorized after they witness a murder during a Satanic ritual. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 5:20 AM - 5 comments

May 28

Next Feature Screening - Race With The Devil

Monday, May 30 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch
posted by valkane at 2:20 PM - 0 comments

May 27

Movie: White Line Fever

Returning from a stint in the Air Force, Carrol Jo Hummer borrows money to buy a truck, hoping to make enough money hauling produce to marry Jerri Kane and set up housekeeping. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 8:15 AM - 9 comments

May 25

Next Feature Screening - White Line Fever

Friday, May 27 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch
posted by valkane at 4:28 AM - 0 comments

May 23

Movie: The Blues Brothers

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 6:27 AM - 38 comments

May 21

Next Feature Screening - The Blues Brothers

Monday, May 23 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch [more inside]
posted by valkane at 11:23 AM - 0 comments

May 20

Movie: Gone in 60 Seconds

Insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford... [more inside]
posted by valkane at 6:17 AM - 3 comments

May 18

Next Feature Screening - Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)

Friday, May 20 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch
posted by valkane at 3:59 AM - 0 comments

May 9

Movie: To Live and Die in L.A.

A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 4:14 PM - 11 comments

May 6

Movie: The French Connection

A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 4:10 PM - 8 comments

May 2

Movie: Bullitt

An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 4:48 AM - 9 comments

May 1

Next Feature Screening - Bullitt

Monday, May 2 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch
posted by valkane at 4:56 AM - 0 comments

April 29

Movie: Drive

A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself trouble when he helps out his neighbor. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 2:44 AM - 14 comments

April 28

Next Feature Screening - Drive

Friday, April 29 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch
posted by valkane at 2:38 PM - 0 comments

April 25

Movie: Ronin

A freelancing former US intelligence agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by both the Irish and the Russians. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 2:06 AM - 41 comments

April 23

Next Feature Screening - Ronin

Monday, April 25 @ 9:00 pm EST - Click Here To Watch
posted by valkane at 9:08 PM - 4 comments

April 22

Movie: Smokey and the Bandit

The Bandit is hired on to run a tractor trailer full of beer over county lines in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 9:37 AM - 18 comments

April 20

Next Feature Screening - Smokey and The Bandit

Friday, April 22 @ 9:00 pm - Click Here To Watch
posted by valkane at 4:18 PM - 0 comments

April 18

Movie: The Driver

The Driver is a specialist in a rare business: he drives getaway cars in robberies. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 4:30 AM - 2 comments

April 17

Next Feature Screening - The Driver

Monday, April 18 @ 9:00 pm ET - Click Here to Watch
posted by valkane at 1:10 PM - 0 comments

April 15

Movie: Duel

A business commuter is pursued and terrorized by the malevolent driver of a massive tractor-trailer. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 7:32 AM - 17 comments

April 14

Next Feature Screening - Duel

Friday, April 15 @ 9:00 pm ET - Click Here to Watch
posted by valkane at 5:02 AM - 0 comments

April 11

Movie: Thunder Road

A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and the police who are trying to put him in prison. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 9:12 AM - 2 comments

April 10

Next Feature Screening - Thunder Road

Monday, April 11 @ 9:00 pm ET - Click Here to Watch
posted by valkane at 10:25 AM - 1 comment

April 8

Movie: The Cannonball Run

A wide variety of eccentric competitors participate in a wild and illegal cross-country road race. However, the eccentric entrants will do anything to win the road race, including low-down, dirty tricks. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 5:38 AM - 13 comments

April 5

Next Feature Screening - The Cannonball Run

Friday, April 8 @ 9:00 pm ET - Click Here to Watch
posted by valkane at 10:27 AM - 0 comments

April 4

Movie: Death Proof

Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 4:42 AM - 38 comments

April 2

Next Feature Screening - Deathproof

Monday, April 4 @ 9:00 pm ET - Click Here to Watch
posted by valkane at 12:44 PM - 0 comments

April 1

Movie: Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers is mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best, the only thing that is holding them back is money to build the best vehicle... [more inside]
posted by valkane at 5:24 AM - 6 comments

March 29

Next Feature Screening - Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Friday, April 1 @ 9:00 pm ET - Click Here to Watch
posted by valkane at 6:45 PM - 0 comments

March 28

Movie: Vanishing Point

During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 4:00 AM - 8 comments

March 26

Next Feature Screening - Vanishing Point

Monday, March 28 @ 9:00 pm ET - Click Here to Watch
posted by valkane at 7:01 AM - 0 comments

March 25

Two-Lane Blacktop

Screening Friday, March 25 @ 9:00 pm ET - https://cytu.be/r/ShutUpAndDrive
posted by valkane at 11:35 AM - 0 comments

Shut Up And Drive!

I've started a new club dedicated to vintage car & road movies. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 7:05 AM - 19 comments

Movie: Two-Lane Blacktop

A story of two men drag-racing across the U.S. in a primer grey '55 Chevy. Dennis Wilson is the mechanic, James Taylor is the driver. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 6:42 AM - 9 comments

December 27

Movie: White Lightning

An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring. Burt Reynolds stars in this 1973 film, directed by Joseph Sargeant and written by William W. Norton. [more inside]
posted by valkane at 2:19 PM - 4 comments