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TUESDAY

Sci-fi films have always promised technological advances beyond our wildest dreams, but none quite so significant as rendering traditional masturbation obsolete. A few grizzled old-schoolers may tell you that there’s nothing a $1 million robot can do that “the stranger” can’t do for free, but they obviously haven’t seen Jamie Luk’s 1991 Hong Kong boob- and bullet-laden exploitation flick Robotrix. After downloading your brain patterns into a well-endowed android of your choice, not only can you screw yourself senseless, but once you’re done, you can also send your new cybernetic clone out to make a few bucks in the international robot-wrestling circuit—or fight crime! It’s a good thing, too, because in the violent world of HK Cat III–rated cinema (the rough equivalent to our NC-17), there’s plenty of kidnapping, rape, and other assorted nasty business going on. The Washington Psychotronic Film Society presents the film at 8 p.m. at Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. $2 (suggested donation). (202) 736-1732. (Matthew Borlik)