"Better Living Through Chemistry" (NR): A pharmacist (Sam Rockwell) makes a crazy house call that leads him on an unscrupulous path toward temptations in this dark comedy co-starring Olivia Wilde and Jane Fonda. (Opens in San Jose and San Francisco)

"Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me" (NR): The influential Broadway sensation's life on and off the stage is covered in this documentary featuring observations from Tina Fey and the late James Gandolfini. (Opens in Berkeley, San Jose and San Francisco)

"The Face of Love" (PG-13): A grieving wife (Annette Bening) is thoroughly charmed by a man (Ed Harris) who bears an uncanny resemblance to her late husband. (Opens in San Francisco; opens March 21 in San Jose)

"Generation War (Part 1 & Part 2)": This award-winning German TV miniseries follows the lives of five close friends during the tumultuous 1940s. Broken down into two segments (with separate admissions), the highly praised epic clocks in at more than 4½ hours. (Opens in San Francisco)

"The Grand Budapest Hotel" (PG-13): A real dandy of a concierge (Ralph Fiennes) and his young protege unwittingly put out the welcome mat for mayhem and trouble in Wes Anderson's ("Moonrise Kingdom") colorful comedy set mostly in a European hotel. (Opens in Berkeley, San Jose and San Francisco; rolls out to more theaters in the ensuing weeks)

"Love and Demons" (NR): Two demons stir up devilish problems for a couple in this comedy that was shot in the Bay Area and features local talents. (Opens in San Francisco)

"Need for Speed" (PG-13): Aaron Paul of "Breaking Bad" puts the pedal to the metal in a chase flick based on a top-selling video game series. Co-starring Dominic Cooper and Michael Keaton, the action film was filmed in parts of the Bay Area and Mendocino County. (Opens wide)

"Particle Fever" (NR): In this documentary, the quest to pinpoint the origin of matter continues as six scientists participate in a revolutionary experiment. (Opens in Berkeley and S.F.)

"The Single Moms Club" (PG-13): Tyler Perry writes, directs and stars in a comedy about a tight-knit group of women who have become good friends after an issue at a school. Nia Long and Amy Smart star. (Opens wide)

"Veronica Mars" (PG-13): The cult TV favorite comes to the big screen with Kristen Bell revisiting her role as the title character. This time out, Veronica's sleuthing out a murder while coming to grips with her high school reunion. The film was funded through a Kickstarter campaign. (Opens wide and available OnDemand)