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)
Butter (AMC Van Ness)
Frankenweenie (AMC Van Ness/Sundance Kabuki Cinemas/AMC Metreon/Balboa Theatre)
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)
Taken 2 (AMC Van Ness/Sundance Kabuki Cinemas/AMC Metreon/CineArts @ Empire)
V/H/S (Bridge Theatre)