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TUESDAY

Proper hosting etiquette dictates that, when entertaining houseguests, one should place several volumes of noteworthy literature and periodicals upon the coffee table for casual reading. Personally, I like to keep a copy of America: The Book in my living room. (That Jon Stewart—so charming!) But, apparently, in Indonesian B-movie director H. Tjut Djalil’s world—which is occupied by buxom young ladies possessed by evil spirits every bit as lusty as they are bloodthirsty—ancient tomes on the occult are just as suitable. So, after she moves into her sister’s pad in Jakarta, it doesn’t take abusive-boyfriend escapee Suzy long to start reciting a passage that summons the Queen of Darkness—who instructs her to hit the streets, shake her moneymaker, and bring the blood back to mama by the mouthful. Dangerous Seductress screens as part of Wild, Wild Female Month (presented by Mondo Macabro, Trash Palace, and the Washington Psychotronic Film Society) at 8 p.m. at Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. $2 (suggested donation). (202) 736-1732. (Matthew Borlik)