Categories: Arts Movies and TV

Films opening Friday, June 29, 2018

Boundaries: The comedy-drama starring Vera Farmiga and Christopher Plummer is about a mother and her young son who are forced to drive her father across country after he’s ousted from a retirement home for dealing pot. Rated R. At the Embarcadero.

Breath: The coming-of-age drama set in an idyllic 1970s Australian surf culture and based on a novel by Tim Winton is directed by actor Simon Baker. Not rated. At the Roxie.

Damsel: Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska star in a reinvention of the Western about a well-to-do pioneer who journeys across the frontier to marry the love of his life. Rated R. At the Opera Plaza.

Eating Animals: Natalie Portman narrates the documentary examining the environmental, economic and public health consequences of factory farming and possible solutions. Not rated. At the Clay.

Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf: Landscape designer Piet Oudolf (creator of New York City’s popular High Line), describes his creative process, from his abstract sketches to his theories on beauty in the documentary by Thomas Piper. Not rated. At Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Leave No Trace: A father and daughter, forced back into traditional society after living off the grid, clash with new surroundings and set off on a journey back to the wild in the film by Debra Granik. Rated PG. At the Embarcadero.

The Most Unknown: Nine scientists from different fields meet to discuss humanity’s biggest questions in the documentary by Ian Cheney. Rated PG-13. At the Roxie.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado: Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro reprise their roles in the sequel to the 2015 drug cartel crime thriller. Rated R.

Uncle Drew: NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving dons old-age makeup to play the title role in the comedy (based on soft-drink commercials) about a retired basketball legend who’s persuaded by to compete in a street tournament. Rated PG-13.

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