Jessie Buckley is excellent as a Scottish woman who sings country music in “Wild Rose.” (Courtesy Neon)

Films opening Friday, June 28, 2019

Great vocal performances light up ‘Wild Rose’

Annabelle Comes Home: An evil doll terrorizes the young daughter of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren in the third film of the Annabelle horror franchise. Rated R.

Diamantino: The surreal fantasy mixes sci-fi, horror, noir and romantic comedy in the story of a dimwitted soccer superstar who searches for a new purpose after his career ends in disgrace. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am: The documentary by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Beloved” takes an artful and meditative look at her life and work. Rated PG-13. At the Embarcadero.

Too Late to Die Young: The award-winning film by Dominga Sotomayor Castillo set in an isolated community in rural Chile in 1990 follows a girl named Sofía as she navigates adolescence. Not rated. At the Roxie.

Wild Rose: Jessie Buckley plays a Glasgow woman, newly released from prison, who dreams of becoming a country music superstar. Rated R. At the Embarcadero.

Yesterday: The fantasy musical comedy directed by Danny Boyle stars Himesh Patel as struggling musician who wakes up to discover that no one has ever heard of the Beatles. Rated PG-13.

Just Posted

Fire department drill finds traffic around Chase Arena could slow response time

For years, some have feared the future home of the Golden State… Continue reading

Did Scoot ‘redline’ SF neighborhoods? Chinatown group says ‘we asked for it’

The talk of the transportation world is a Los Angeles Times story… Continue reading

New hires solve SF school crossing guard shortage — for now

San Francisco has gone on a school crossing guard-hiring binge, hoping to… Continue reading

SF sets a high bar for Lyft on electric bike rentals

Newly spelled out city requirements could open the door for other e-bike providers

Supervisor floats 2020 ballot measure to boost sheriff oversight

Walton calls Hennessy plan for independent investigations a ‘good start’ but wants more

Most Read