It happens every Tuesday night at Texas Theatre: The cinematic garbage disposal gets all jammed up. Some brave soul then must plunge his fist in to find the source of the rattle -- please don't flip the switch during this delicate time. The slimy disturbance could be anything -- a blouse-ripping Italian cop flick from the '70s, or a screwball '80s sex comedy -- the common thread being that these films will not go silently into that still night. They demand another screening or they will haunt your ass.
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Tonight's edition of Tuesday Night Trash is Golden Queen's Commando, a lady-centric, kung-fu whacking, 1982 Choose Your Own Adventure of plotlines by exploitation master director Yen-ping Chu. By the film's end, its cast of gritty, grifting women have morphed from WWII prison inmates to horse-riding spaghetti western cowgirls, to low-budget Bond women. This film truly has it all. What's that? Rents due and you're left with twice-scavenged couch coins? Tuesday Night Trash is completely free, starts at 9 p.m., and has drink specials. Get it. Texas Theatre is located at 231 W. Jefferson Boulevard. Visit thetexastheatre.com.