A homicide detective, a street artist, a fat kid who supposedly rules the world, an inside look at the world of drug trafficking, more paranormal activities, some over-the-top Chinese fighting, a waiting room nurse, a couple of coming-of-age kids in WWII, a married couple’s many bouts with drugs and alcohol, another adaptation of Emily Bronte’s famous novel, a priest, a therapist, and a quadriplegic intent on losing his virginity.What do all these things 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
Alex Cross (AMC Van Ness/Century San Francisco)
Bel Borba Aqui (Roxie Theatre)
Fat Kid Rules the World (AMC Metreon)
The House I Live In (Sundance Kabuki Cinemas)
From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America’s criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Paranormal Activity 4 (AMC Van Ness/Presideo Theatre/CineArts @ Empire)
The Sessions (Embarcadero Center Cinema)
Simon & the Oaks (Clay Theatre)
Smashed (Embarcadero Center Cinema)
Tai Chi Zero (AMC Metreon)
Yang travels to Chen Village to learn a powerful form of Tai Chi. Though villagers are forbidden from teaching outsiders, Yang becomes their best hope for survival when a man arrives with a plan to build a railroad through the village.
The Waiting Room (Sundance Kabuki Cinemas)
Wuthering Heights (Bridge Theatre)
A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.