My Son, My Son, What have Ye Done – The Castro
David Lynch “presents” a film with Michael Shannon (have you seen him in Bug? Oh. My. God.), William Dafoe, Brad Dourif, Chloe Sevigny, and that old crazy lady from Big Love play the surreal, violence, and comedy all directed by the great Werner Herzog.
Shutter Island – Metreon, Kabuki, Van Ness, Presidio 4
Mark Ruffalo and Leonardo DiCaprio trapped on an island with Ben Kingsley. And Max Von Sydow! Directed by Martin Scorcese! Cell phone free? POw POw! Err, I can’t talk right now, I’m too busy blowing smoke out of the side of my mouth.
2010 Academy Award-nominated Short Films, Live-Action and Animated – Lumiere & Opera Plaza (Friday only)
You know when you watch the Oscars and this category comes up and you see each nominee’s clip for like half a milli-second and you’re like “hm, this looks interesting. I should try to get in more arty culture”, but then the camera cuts to Angie’s stiff butt-lip reaction to the clip and you forget all about it? Well, here they are.