The Castro Theatre.Samsara and Beau Travail: A double feature on the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders; and a French Foreign Legion outpost in Africa. Wed., Jan. 9; Thu., Jan. 10. $8.50-$11. Man-Children Triple Bill: Part of Midnites for Maniacs. Includes: Wayne's World, Step Brothers, and Freddy Got FIngered.. Fri., Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m. $13. Raiders of the Lost Ark and Superman: Sat., Jan. 12. $8.50-$11. Cloud Atlas: Explores how individuals impact one another throughout the past, the present, and the future. Sun., Jan. 13. $8.50-$11. Argo: Based on real events, director/star Ben Affleck's political thriller chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis. Tue., Jan. 15. $8.50-$11. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, castrotheatre.com.
Dark Room Theater.Total Recall: A new adaptation, directed by Len Wiseman. Part of the Bad Movie Night series. Sun., Jan. 13, 8 p.m. $6.99. 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987, darkroomsf.com.
Oddball Films. I Want it All! Consumer Culture on the Skids: A program of vintage films that fall on both sides of the issue of wealth, consumption, and advertising. Thu., Jan. 10, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to email@example.com. Triple Fisher: The Lethal Lolitas of Long Island: A critique/celebration of early '90s tabloid culture. Fri., Jan. 11, 8 p.m. $10; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 275 Capp (at 18th St.), 558-8112, oddballfilms.com.
Roxie Theater.Tchoupitoulas: A documentary that follows three boys who take a journey into New Orleans nightlife culture. Through Jan. 9, 7 p.m. $6.50-$10. Maggots and Men: A utopian re-visioning of the Kronstadt Uprising of 1921. Part of the LGBT Frameline Encore Screening Series. Thu., Jan. 10, 7 p.m. $6.50-$10. I Am Not a Hipster: Featuring original song performances that explore what it means to be creative in the face of tragedy. Thu., Jan. 10, 9:30 p.m. $6.50-$10. Only the Young: Follows the story of three teenagers that live in a small desert town in Southern California. Jan. 11-17. $6.50-$10. 3117 16th St. (at Valencia), 863-1087, roxie.com.