October 31, 2012 1:00 PM

Holiday preview | Films to freeze by this winter

Now that there are no more superheroes, talking teddy bears or bow-wielding teenage girls clamoring for box-office supremacy, it’s time for Hollywood to get serious. Not necessarily “serious,” just more focused on the blockbuster prestige releases that will cinematically define 2012. Here are 10 movies worth checking out before the new year.

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