Coming to San Francisco Theatres Starting Friday, October 5th

Genetically modified farming, butter carving competitions, family wars, a horrific camping trip, yet another movie released this year starring Matthew McConaughey, yet another movie highlighting Liam Neeson‘s newly found action hero status, a spooky VHS tape, and Frankenweenie.  What do all these things and people have in common?  They’re all featured in new films opening this week in San Francisco theatres.  To see the full list of films, trailers, and where they’re playing, follow the jump

Bitter Seeds (Roxie Theatre)

The third film in Micha Peled‘s globalization trilogy, Bitter Seeds raises questions about the human cost of genetically modified agriculture and the future of how we grow things.

Butter (AMC Van Ness)

In small-town Iowa, an adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their town’s annual contest.

Frankenweenie (AMC Van Ness/Sundance Kabuki Cinemas/AMC Metreon/Balboa Theatre)

Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.

Hold Your Breath (AMC Metreon)

A group of friends on a weekend camping trip find themselves being picked off one by one when one member of the group refuses to abide by the urban myth that you can breathe in evil spirits when passing cemeteries.

The Oranges (Century San Francisco Centre/Clay Theatre)

The enduring friendship between the Walling and Ostroff families is tested when Nina, the prodigal Ostroff daughter, returns home for the holidays after a five-year absence and enters into an affair with David, head of the Walling family.

The Paperboy (Sundance Kabuki Cinemas/Embarcadero Center Cinema)

A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.

Taken 2 (AMC Van Ness/Sundance Kabuki Cinemas/AMC Metreon/CineArts @ Empire)

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

V/H/S (Bridge Theatre)

When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third-party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.


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