Familiar and highly popular screen characters mark their return to theaters this weekend,

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Part two in the trilogy that tells the tale of how Bilbo Baggins found the Ring of Power then had to match wits with Smaug, the monstrous dragon who destroyed the dwarf kingdom many years ago and stole their treasure.

Directed by Peter Jackson

Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Richard Armitage

'Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas'

The title pretty much sums it up. If you like Madea and would like to see what she'd be like in a Christmas movie, go see this.

Directed by Tyler Perry

Starring Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy, Chad Michael Murray, Anna Maria Horsford

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