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Movie Date: "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," "Oldboy," "Black Nativity," "Homefront," "Frozen," and

Movie Date: "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," "Oldboy," "Black Nativity," "Homefront," "Frozen," and

The Thanksgiving movie rush is upon us and The Movie Date team is here to tell you what to see and what to skip this holiday weekend. On this special Wednesday version of the podcast, Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman review "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," "Black Nativity," "Old Boy", "Homefront," and "Frozen." 
Idris Elba plays Nelson Mandela in the biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." The movie chronicles Mandela's life leading up to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. Naomie Harris plays politician and Mandela's wife, Winnie Mandela.
Spike Lee's "Oldboy," is a conspiracy thriller starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, and Samuel L. Jackson. The film is based on Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi's manga novel of the same name which was released in 2003.
"Black Nativity," is based on the libretto by Langston Hughes and stars Forest Whitaker, Angela Basset, Jennifer Hudson, and Jacob Latimore.
Action and crime abound in "Homefront," sta