New To San Francisco Theaters Starting Friday, December 2nd

A couple of afflicted Manhattanites, a couple of artists, a CIA spymaster, and a gay Udo Kier.  What do all these people have in common?  They’re all featured in new films opening this week in San Francisco theaters.  To see the full list of films and where they’re playing follow the jump.

The Artist (Embarcadero Center Cinema)

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

Eames: The Architect & The Painter (Balboa Theater)

A documentary about the husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames, America’s most influential and important industrial designers.

House of Boys (Roxie Theater)

A coming-of-age story that follows Frank, a high school kid in 1984, whose deep new passion is suddenly turned into a struggle for courage, facing a new disease – the “gay cancer”.

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby (Lumiere Theatre)

A personal exploration into the life of America’s controversial former CIA Director told through the eyes of his wife and filmmaker son, Carl.

Seducing Charlie Barker (Opera Plaza Cinema)


Dark satire of the Manhattan entertainment industry in which a gifted actor begins his fall from grace as he encounters a chameleon-like social climber.

Shame (Embarcadero Center Cinema)

In New York City, Brandon’s carefully cultivated private life — which allows him to indulge his sexual addiction — is disrupted when his sister Cissy arrives unannounced for an indefinite stay.


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2 Comments on “New To San Francisco Theaters Starting Friday, December 2nd”

  1. December 1, 2011 at 9:40 pm #

    SO excited to see Shame! My most-anticipated film for the remainder of 2011.

    Also, is it wrong that when I saw “Eames: The Architect” that I thought “Eames is a FORGER!!” instead? 😡 (Huge Inception fan here)

    • Adam Cuttler
      December 2, 2011 at 1:03 am #

      Sheaam is remarkable. You’ll love it!

      No, you’re thoughts on Eames are totally justifiable.

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