It's that time of the year when Hollywood tries to keep movie theaters packed by putting out a little something for everyone.
From action-packed blockbusters and comedies to serious Oscar contenders, movie critic Ken Turan and MPR Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis join The Daily Circuit to give us their picks.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS SEASON'S BEST FILMS:
• Aiming to be epic, 'Hunger Games' hits target (MPR News)
• Holiday movies: Fun to be found amid award-season bait (Sacramento Bee)
• A 'Hobbit,' an 'Anchorman' and 30 other holiday-season movies (Seattle Times)