Critics are calling "Lucky," starring the late Harry Dean Stanton, an homage to the late great character actor. (Courtesy Magnolia Pictures)

Films opening Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

Blade Runner 2049: Ryan Gosling stars as an officer searching for Harrison Ford’s Deckard, 30 years after the events of the first film based on characters from a novel by Philip K. Dick. Rated R.

Chavela: The documentary by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi (in Spanish with English subtitles) goes inside the life of Ranchera singer Chavela Vargas, a sexual and gender rebel in the 1950s. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.

Loving Vincent: The world’s first fully oil painted feature film — a uniquely animated film composed of 65,000 painted frames — brings to vibrant life the artwork of complicated and controversial artist Vincent van Gogh. Rated PG-13. At the Clay.

Lucky: Harry Dean Stanton plays a 90-year-old man thrust into a journey of self-exploration and the search for enlightenment in the directorial debut of character actor John Carroll Lynch. Not rated. At the Embarcadero.

The Mountain Between Us:
A journalist and a doctor stranded on a snowy mountaintop after a plane crash must rely on another to survive in the film starring Kate Winslet and Idris Elba based on the novel by Charles Martin. Rated PG-13.

My Little Pony: The beloved equine toys go on a journey to save Ponyville in the animated feature (based on the TV series) with voices by Uzo Aduba, Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Taye Diggs, Michel Pena, Zoe Saldana, Liev Schreiber and Sia. Rated PG.

Just Posted

Mayor sets deadline to empty seismically unsafe jail, but city still lacks a plan to make it happen

On the 30th anniversary of the devastating Loma Prieta earthquake, Mayor London… Continue reading

E-scooter company Skip announces layoffs after losing SF permit

San Francisco-based e-scooter company Skip this week announced pending layoffs for roughly… Continue reading

SF files motion to dismiss NRA’s lawsuit over ‘domestic terrorist’ label

San Francisco filed a motion Thursday to dismiss the lawsuit filed against… Continue reading

Thirty years after Loma Prieta, is San Francisco ready for the next ‘big one?’

Bay Area residents breathed a sigh of relief this week after a… Continue reading

With Loftus set to take office, poll shows voters disapprove of last-minute DA appointment

Mayor London Breed made an unpopular decision when she named candidate Suzy… Continue reading

Most Read