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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.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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.