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The BFG is Steven Spielberg's first Disney movie and it's based on a famous book by Roald Dahl, one of the world's most notable authors. Those things all add up to some pretty daunting expectations. The film, out this week, meets those expectations, but doesn't surpass them, leaving a suitably entertaining and magical film aimed squarely at the younger people in your life.

Critical reaction to Steven Spielberg's traditional take on the Roald Dahl classic The BFG has been positive, if mostly ambivalent. The same, sadly, can't be said for its reception at the box office, where it is setting the world on fire with all the force of the dampest squib.

Winter movie season is upon us! That means four straight months of Hollywood's splashiest films, released in rapid succession like a battle royale for box-office domination. But which of these movies is worth your time? Here's our guide to 23 genre movies coming this winter.