A man from London, some prehistoric creatures, a couple of pot growers, Katy Perry, one faithful horse, a performance artist, and the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. 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
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Embarcadero Center Cinema)
Faced with her father’s fading health and environmental changes that release an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy leaves her Delta-community home in search of her mother.
Katy Perry: Part of Me (AMC Van Ness/AMC Metreon)
The Man From London (Roxie Theatre – Starts on the 7th)
Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present (SF Film Society Cinema)
Nobody Else But You (Lumiere Theatre)
A bestselling crime novelist who is desperately looking for a new story hones his focus on the apparent suicide of a small-town woman, an aspiring model who thought she was the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe.
Savages (AMC Van Ness/Marina Theatre/4-Star Theatre)
Take This Waltz (Embarcadero Center Cinema)
The Turin Horse (Roxie Theatre – Starts on the 7th)