Categories: Arts Movies and TV

Films opening Friday, Sept. 7, 2018

The Apparition: The Vatican recruits a journalist to investigate a young woman’s vision of the Virgin Mary in the film by Xavier Giannoli. Not rated. At the Embarcadero.

Let the Corpses Tan: The 2017 stylish, bloody Western by Belgian filmmakers Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani is about thieves who obtain stolen gold and arrive at the home of an artist caught in a love triangle. Not rated. At the Alamo Dratfhouse.

The Nun: A troubled priest and a novitiate sent by the Vatican to investigate a suicide and an abbey in Romania are confronted by the same malevolent force from “The Conjuring 2.” Rated R.

Pick of the Litter: The adorable documentary follows five puppies in training to become Guide Dogs for the Blind. Not rated. At the Embarcadero.

Peppermint: Jennifer Garner plays a mother who transforms herself into a vigilante after her family is brutally murdered. Rated R.

A Whale of a Tale: In the documentary, made as a response to 2009’s “The Cove,” local fishermen, international activists and an American journalist debate the hunting of whales and dolphins in the sleepy seaside town of Taiji, Japan. Not rated. At the Alamo Drafthouse. Director Megumi Sasaki appears after 6:30 p.m. screenings Friday and Saturday.

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