Christmas and the movies go together like Santa Claus and cookies. Many movies use the yuletide time of year to get their heartwarming message across, and still more have featured Christmas as a setting for stories not otherwise holiday-related. Here’s our list of 5 most anticipated movies coming out this Christmas season.
List of Movies Coming Out This Christmas Season 2012
Playing for keeps
Release date: Fri 07, Dec 2012
Starring: Gerard Butler, Uma Thurman, Jessica Biel, Dennis Quaid, Noah Lomax, James Tupper
A former sports star who’s fallen on hard times starts coaching his son’s soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn.
The Hobbit An unexpected Journey
Starring: Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis
Release date: Fri 14, Dec 2012
Some Hobbit fans are bemused by Peter Jackson’s desire to create a lengthy epic out of what is quite a modestly sized book. But if anyone can do it, Jackson can. Martin Freeman is on the verge of global fame in the role of Bilbo Baggins, who goes off with some dwarfs on a mighty quest to reclaim lost treasure from the dragon Smaug. Benedict Cumberbatch is the necromancer and Elijah Wood returns as Frodo. 13 December.
Starring: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, David Oyelowo, Richard Jenkins, Alexia Fast, Robert Duvall, Jai Courtney, Werner Herzog
Release date: Fri 21, Dec 2012
Starring Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike, and Richard Jeknins, Jack Reacher is an adaptation of a novel by author Lee Child. The novel is called One Shot and the film was previously titled the same as the novel but it was later changed to Jack Reacher. The book is the 9th installment in the Jack Reacher book series. The movie will be the first film adaptation from the series.
This is 40
Starring: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Megan Fox, John Lithgow, Iris Apatow, Maude Apatow, Melissa McCarthy, Robert Smigel, Charlene Yi, Albert Brooks
Release date: Fri 21, Dec 2012
This is 40 – Director Judd Apatow’s follow up to his very successfulKnocked Up follows the lives of Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) a few years after the events of the first film. Jason Segal, Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy, and John Lithgow also star.
The Guilt Trip
Starring: Seth Rogen, Barbra Streisand
Release date: Tue 25, Dec 2012
Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, and who better to accompany him than his overbearing mother Joyce. After deciding to start his adventure with a quick visit at mom’s, Andy is guilted into bringing her along for the ride. Across 3,000 miles of ever-changing landscape, he is constantly aggravated by her antics, but over time he comes to realize that their lives have more in common than he originally thought.
Rip & convert Christmas movies for the iPad on Mac
The 9.7-inch high-resolution screen makes iPad perfect for watching movies. If you have lots of Christmas movies and would like to watch them with your new iPad, just get iFunia DVD to iPad Converter for Mac to rip and convert DVD movies to iPad supported video format.
1. Run iFunia DVD to iPad Converter on your Mac and load the Christmas movie disc by click the “Add DVD” button.
2. Choose the right preset for your iPad device in the “Output Format” drop-down menu.
3. Hit “Start” to convert Christmas movies to iPad supported video format.
4. Connect iPad to computer, iTunes will detect them as a device. Select iPad device on the left panel of iTunes, drag and drop the converted MP4 video file into it. That’s done. Enjoy.