In no particular order, here are the big holiday movies that people are talking about right now. You'll probably want to see one or more of them:
Last Chance Harvey - Could this be the first really good Dustin Hoffman movie in a long time?
Benjamin Button - Unusual story. Big time Oscar contender.
The Wrestler - Mickey Rourke is back and triumphant!
Slumdog Millionaire - Hard to take but regarded as a "must see."
Doubt - Transcendent acting by Oscar winners Street and Hoffman.
Grand Torino - Classic Eastwood.
Frost Nixon - They'll be studying Nixon forever.
Revolutionary Road - Dicaprio and Winslet reunited amidst suburban angst.