In recent years, it's become almost a cliché that people who don't celebrate Christmas head out to the multiplex on December 25. I'm here to dispel the stereotype: I do celebrate Christmas, and I'm off at the movies with everyone else as soon as I'm done opening presents. And I return a couple more times over the week that follows—it's a long break with a lot of time to fill. The only questions: What to see, and with whom?
I have to say, this year's choices look pretty good. There's a large variety, from big-action flicks to crime thrillers to Oscar bait to two Spielberg movies. Here, my suggestions for what to see and whom to take with you over the holidays.
Take Your Grandparents, or Anyone Who Loves...