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Katakataka! you will exclaim. And, perhaps, Bugtong? will be heard to escape your lips—which is to say that the 1986 film Boy God is both amazing and a riddle. The plot is certainly fascinating: An immortal little boy with superpowers fights many colorful battles against mad scientists, criminals, and monsters to free his parents from limbo. The riddle will come in deciphering the dialogue, which is spoken entirely in the Tagalog language of the Philippines. Unlike the original Mad Max film—which was one of the few English-language movies to be dubbed into English for American audiences—Boy God makes no concessions for us Yankees. Still, bring your kasama (companion) and bahaginan (share) the experience with the Washington Psychotronic Film Society. The pelikula (film) starts at 8 p.m. at Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. $2 (suggested donation). (202) 736-1732. (Dave Nuttycombe)