A Bad Idea Gone Wrong: The South by Southwest award-winning comedy starring Matt Jones and written and directed by San Francisco’s Jason Headley is about two would-be thieves who forge a relationship with an unexpected house sitter after they accidentally trap themselves in a house they broke into. Not rated. At 7:45 p.m. Dec. 2 only at the Alamo Drafthouse.
The Breadwinner: The animated adventure is about a girl who dresses as a boy to support her family and find her father in 2001 Afghanistan under the Taliban. Rated PG-13.
Dealt: The documentary takes an in-depth look at 62-year-old Richard Turner, renowned as one of the world’s greatest card magicians — and completely blind. Not rated. At the Roxie.
The Disaster Artist: James Franco directed and stars in the story of cult director Tommy Wiseau and his questionable yet passionate quest to make his infamous cult film “The Room.” Rated R.
Thelma: Described as a “potent cross between Stephen King and Ingmar Bergman,” the Norwegian film by Joachim Trier film is a haunting, unnerving story of a young misfit struggling with repressed emotions. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.
Tom of Finland: The Finnish biopic, an Oscar entry for foreign film, describes how gay Finnish military officer Touko Laaksonen finds liberation through his art and in California after World War II. Not rated. At the Roxie.Bad Idea Gone WrongBreadwinnerDealtDisaster ArtistMovies and TVThelma