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Drive Angry 3D Nicolas Cage throws his hat in the Oscar ring extra-early this year. (1:44)

Hall Pass Anyone who is married to Jenna Fischer or Christina Applegate and feels the need to step out is obviously insane. (1:38)

How I Ended This Summer SFFS Screen presents this Russian psychological thriller about a pair of scientists working on an island inside the Arctic Circle. (2:04) Sundance Kabuki.Read more »

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As David Fincher prepares to collect his Social Network (2010) Oscar (place your bets at one of the assorted Oscar parties listed below), the Castro screens his 2007 Zodiac Wed/23.

Schedules are for Wed/23–Tues/1 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features are marked with a •. All times are p.m. unless otherwise specified.Read more »

Noise Pop 2011 short takes

More of our musical and visual picks for the sprawling fest

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DAN DEACON

Don't take drugs before a Dan Deacon concert — it's a waste of your perfectly good toxins, because even sober attendees will feel totally fucked up after a show with the holy Jesus of electronic madness. Crawl! Spin! High fives! Jump! Close your eyes. Spin! Imagine you're running in a forest, etc. You'll leave a wolf. With Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Oona, and Altars, Tues./22, 8 p.m., Independent. Also with Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Sister Crayon, Lily Taylor. Wed./23, 8:30 p.m., Rickshaw Stop. (Amber Schadewald)

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Noise Pop 2011 highlights

The annual indie-palooza takes over the city -- and Dâm-Funk, Peanut Butter Wolf, Dominant Legs, Admiral Radley, Geographer, and Psychic Friend are among the acts we're rarin' to see

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MUSIC The 2011 edition of Noise Pop finds the festival stretching the definition of noise pop ever further outward in order to swallow excellent sounds. Back in 1993, when Noise Pop originated, muted My Bloody Valentine-derivative bands with lowercase names evocative of junior-high lunch were the norm. This year, the fest taps into the recent, more sharp-edged shoegaze revival and the current California garage rock zeitgeist, while also making room for hip-hop, freak folk, and deep funk. Read more »

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SF INDIEFEST

The 13th SF Independent Film Festival runs through Thurs/17 at the Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, SF. Tickets (most shows $11) available at www.sfindie.com or by calling 1-800-838-3006.

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Schedules are for Wed/16–Tues/22 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features are marked with a •. All times are p.m. unless otherwise specified.

ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS 992 Valencia, SF; www.atasite.org. $5-10. "OpenScreening," Thurs, 8. For participation info, contact ataopenscreening@atasite.org. An Island (Moon, 2010), Fri, 8.Read more »

Our Weekly Picks: February 9-15

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WEDNESDAY 9

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