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Arthouse Movie Listings For Feb. 11 - Feb. 17, 2016 


4-Star Theatre. Theeb: In 1916, Theeb lives with his Bedouin tribe in a remote part of the Ottoman Empire. When his older brother has to escort a British officer across the desert, Theeb tags along for the adventure. Daily. In The Shadow of Women: Pierre and Manon are a pair of poor documentary makers, who scrape by with odd jobs. When Pierre meets young trainee Elisabeth, he falls for her, but wants to keep Manon at the same time. But the new girl in his life finds out that Manon has a lover. When she tells Pierre, the time comes for difficult decisions all round. Daily. Already Tomorrow In Hong Kong: A budding attraction develops between a U.S. expatriate (Bryan Greenberg) and a Chinese-American woman (Jamie Chung) who's visiting Hong Kong for a business trip. Starting Feb. 12. Daily. 2200 Clement, San Francisco, 666-3488,

Alamo Drafthouse. Deadpool: A cheeky-but-faithful adaptation of the Marvel Comics anti-hero, keeping the off-color meta humor that fans expect while delivering the action and laughs to a wider audience. Seriously, this movie's going to make Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) the next household name when it comes to superheroes—presuming that household doesn't mind a smidge of bad words or a smattering of excessive violence by an masked lunatic mercenary. In Deadpool, Wade Wilson undergoes an experiment that leaves him with a warped appearance, wicked sense of humor and personal vendetta against the scientist who disfigured him. It's going to take all three, along with the help of some X-Men, to exact his revenge... but it'll be a fun ride getting there. Feb. 11-18. Where To Invade Next: An expansive, rib-tickling, and subversive comedy in which Michael Moore, playing the role of "invader," visits a host of nations to learn how the U.S. could improve its own prospects. The creator of Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine is back with this hilarious and eye-opening call to arms. Turns out the solutions to America's most entrenched problems already exist in the world—they're just waiting to be co-opted. Feb. 11-18. Hail, Caesar!: The Coens have entertained audiences for years with their films, dense gifts to cinema that slyly wrap comedy in whichever genre they choose to inhabit at that time. Hail, Caesar! looks to bring the laughter back to the forefront, a film that tips its hat to the golden age of cinema while its clueless characters try to make sense of the caper they've unwittingly become involved in. Actors line up to work with the Coen Brothers and Hail, Caesar! is no different, boasting an A-list cast of current Hollywood's heavy hitters. Feb. 11-18. Southbound: On a desolate stretch of desert highway, weary travelers—two men on the run from their past, a band on their way to the next gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation—are forced to confront their worst fears and darkest secrets in these interwoven tales of terror and remorse on the open road. Fri., Feb. 12; Sat., Feb. 13; Sun., Feb. 14; Mon., Feb. 15. 2550 Mission St, San Francisco, (415) 549-5959,

AMC Metreon 16. The Boy: A young American woman takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family's 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing events lead her to believe that the doll is actually alive. Daily. From Vegas To Macau III: A grand wedding ceremony is being held at a resort hotel in Macau. It is the wedding of Ken's (Chow Yun Fat) daughter, Rainbow (Kimmy Tong) and his protege, Vincent (Shawn Yue). Ken's close friends, Vic (John Chiang) and Mark (Nick Cheung) are also on the guest list. During the ceremony, Mark receives a call from his buddy, Michael Chan (Andy Lau), warning Mark that someone wants to kill Ken. And the intrigue begins! (Cantonese, English Subtitles) Feb. 11-17. Jane Got A Gun: Centers on Jane Hammond (Natalie Portman), who has built a new life with her husband Bill 'Ham' Hammond (Noah Emmerich) after being tormented by the ultra-violent Bishop Boys outlaw gang. She finds herself in the gang's cross-hairs once again when Ham stumbles home riddled with bullets after dueling with the Boys and their relentless mastermind Colin (Ewan McGregor). With the vengeful crew hot on Ham's trail, Jane has nowhere to turn but to her former fiance Dan Frost (Joel Edgerton) for help in defending her family against certain d. Haunted by old memories, Jane's past meets the present in a heart-stopping battle for survival. Daily. Ride Along 2: Kevin Hart and Ice Cube lead the returning lineup of Ride Along 2, the sequel to the blockbuster action-comedy that gave us the year's most popular comedy duo. Feb. 11-17. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a master of martial arts and weaponry and the handsome Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley) is a fierce zombie killer, yet the epitome of upper class prejudice. As the zombie outbreak intensifies, they must swallow their pride and join forces on the blood-soaked battlefield in order to conquer the undead once and for all. Daily. The 5th Wave: Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie (Chloe Grace Moretz) is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope -- if she can only trust him. Daily. Zoolander 2: Male models Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) must investigate a conspiracy after a number of celebrities are assassinated while posing with Zoolander's 'Blue Steel' look. Daily. 101 Fourth St., San Francisco, 369-6207,


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