Who Made It: Peter Jackson directs the second chapter of The Hobbit trilogy, based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic children's story.
What's It About: Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) journey to Lonely Mountain in the company of dwarves (and a wandering wizard) continues, and encounters with giant spiders, shape-shifters, and some unfriendly elves are likely to fill this leg of their grand adventure. Given the title, there's also hope for the dragon Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch) to have a larger role.
Why We Want to See It: Sure, Bilbo's battle with the spiders will certainly be exciting, but we can't wait to see Smaug in action – specifically, the sort of verbal sparring between Cumberbatch and Freeman that makes their pairing on Sherlock so fantastic. -- R.M.