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Your Holiday 2012 Movie Guide

Well, the weather outside is frightful - and that's exactly why movie studios and theater owners alike love the holiday season. But what are the big movies headed our way between now and Christmas? For some, it's all about Peter Jackson's return to Middle Earth, for others Quentin Tarantino taking on the Western genre. Perhaps you're more interested in a handful of welcome re-releases, though or Tom Cruise's latest attempt to be an action hero… Click through for a quick guide to the big movies to watch out for over the next month.

Whatever Happened to Theme Songs?

Reading today that Fiona Apple has contributed an original song to the movie This is 40 brought back a thought I had during the whole "Here's Adele's Skyfall song" thing at the start of the month. Namely: Whatever happened to movies with theme songs?