Need a break from shopping, cooking, family get-togethers or endless repetitions of "All I Want For Christmas Is You"? Hollywood has your back. This is prime movie-going season, and the studios have a little something for everyone. Looking for some high-octane escapism? Tom Cruise is happy to oblige in "Jack Reacher." Prefer fantasy to gunplay? Peter Jackson and Co. are there for you with "The Hobbit." Want to exercise your literary impulses without actually opening a book? "Life of Pi" and "Anna Karenina" have you covered. Plus, you've got kid-friendly animated fare, R-rated comedy, indie comedies ... and plenty more reasons to head to the multiplex. Check out the Oscar bait, blockbusters and other flicks heading to a theater near you.
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