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'Zero Dark Thirty'
Release date: December 19
Why it's anticipated: Oscar-winning "Hurt Locker" director Kathryn Bigelow is going to war again, this time telling the story of the SEALs who hunted down Osama bin Laden. In this partisan climate, some audiences will no doubt infer political messages from the films, but whoever you're voting for this November, nothing changes the fact that Bigelow is one of the best action helmers around and "Zero Dark Thirty" looks to be a slick, high-tech marvel.
- Dave Lewis