Another film near the top of everyone’s “must-see” list is The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. In it, Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Grey and the dwarves must fight the dragon Smaug. The dwarves want to reclaim their treasure and their homeland. Bilbo and his friends battle, swords flashing and arrows flying. Director Peter Jackson brings the action to an exciting climax.
In the musical Into the Woods, a baker and his wife wish to start a family. But a witch has made that impossible. The couple tries to get the witch to change her mind. Their story mixes with classic fairy tales. Johnny Depp plays the Big Bad Wolf.
Sports fans will want to see McFarland, which is based on a true story. Kevin Costner stars as a track coach in a small California town. He transforms the struggling team into winners.
Many entertaining films will be playing in theaters this holiday season. Which one is at the top of your list?
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