Texas Theatre Screens New Troma Flick, Father's Day, Tonight. Resolve Your Daddy Issues.

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Working for Troma is the adult version of your childhood "I want to go to Space Camp!" dream. When your family explained how much the astronaut retreat would cost, you had to admit defeat. That was the year you spent in front of the Betamax watching the 1986 film Space Camp, fantasizing about zero gravity and dehydrated meals.

Well guess what, you never went to renegade film school or coerced Lloyd Kaufman into being your life coach, so odds are you aren't working for Troma either. Deal with this defeat the same way you dealt with the last one: complete immersion. Texas Theatre saved you a seat for tonight's screening of Troma's newest, goriest, rapiest movie ever to honor dads, Father's Day. Somebody cue the synthesizer.

Pops, I hope you've been generous on allowance, because there's a violent predator on the loose and he's got bloodlust for Dad meat. An unlikely pack of crusaders are after the killer: a priest, a street-hustler, a one-eyed man and a stripper, but will they succeed or face the destruction of the Father's Day Killer?

** Editor's note ** Not sure if a trashy movie is going to be amazing or just unbelievably bad? Just see who wrote it. Father's Day was written by "Anonymous," so either it was so terrible that nobody wanted to soil their IMDB profile by admitting they played a hand in its production or it was directly birthed from the heavens. Either way, that's a good sign. Work out your daddy issues tonight at the 9 p.m. screening of Father's Day. It's tonight's Tuesday Night Trash pick, and tickets only cost $5.

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