Holiday Movie Preview: The must-see movies of the season

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The second installment of the Hunger Games movies has already hit theaters to rave reviews. 
The timing of this movie release is almost uncanny with the recent passing of the great man himself; Mandela chronicles Nelson Mandela's life journey and his ultimate legacy and is currently playing.
For all of the riot grrrl's out there, The Punk Singer tells the story of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna.
With its all-star cast including Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle hits theaters December 8th. 
Did the original Anchorman ever really leave our hearts or minds? Of course not. Thankfully its second rendition hits theaters December 20th. 
Based on the true story of wealthy stockbroker Jordan Belfort, Wolf, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, hits theaters Christmas Day. 

Don't let the title fool you. Labor Day releases in theaters on December 27th. The film stars Kate Winslet as a depressed single mom and Josh Brolin as an escaped convict, whose lives become entwined. 
Based on the tragic, real life "Operation Red Wings" mission, Lone Survivor stars Mark Wahlberg. It comes to theaters December 27th. 
The Coen Brothers strike again! Their latest film takes you through a week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. The film hits theaters December 20th. 
This French films tells the story of an Iranian man who deserts his French wife and two children to return to his homeland. It comes to theaters December 20th in limited release.
The dark comedic play by Tracy Letts won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The film adaptation is star-studded with Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Meryl Streep, and more! See it when it comes out Christmas Day.

December is all about the ramp up to the holidays, but it's also one of the best seasons to catch a great movie. And this month, there are a ton of must-see movies.

Whether you prefer a big blockbuster or a quiet indie, if your'e a film buff you'll need to take a break from your holiday cheer and get yourself to a movie theater. Popcorn and candy, that part's up to you.

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