Paranormal Galaxy Pop Culture Update December 19, 2014

Paranormal Galaxy Pop Culture Update December 19, 2014

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These are your paranormal pop culture updates for the week of December 19th, 2014!

A new family-fun film with a paranormal twist is out in theaters today! This film, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is the final film of the adventure comedy series about Larry, the night guard of the Natural History Museum who discovered that exhibits were alive! In this final installment, Larry and all of his museum friends travel the world to find out what magic possesses the museums at night before it all goes away. This movie is only rated PG, so you can bring the family to enjoy this movie. Be sure to watch the trailer below!

This past Sunday, a new psychological suspense novel was released. The novel is called The Voices and it is written by F.R. Tallis. A film music composer, Christopher Norton, decides to build a recording studio in an old Victorian home. After a while in the old home Christopher’s wife Laura begins to hear something through the crackle of the baby monitor. First, a knocking sound. Then come the voices. Christopher becomes obsessed with the voices, and he makes it his mission to incorporate the voices into his work. One voice in particular he focuses on, and it desperately wants to be heard. This book is available at all book retailers, so be sure to pick one up today!

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Two classic horror movies have been chosen to be among the 25 films to be added this year to the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry. Every year since 1988, the Library of Congress has made an effort to preserve American film by adding 25 films to its collection. Each film has to be at least ten years old. This year makes 650 films that are included in the registry. The LA Times this past Wednesday announced that among these films are House of Wax and Rosemary’s Baby. For these two movies, it is an indication that these paranormal films made a mark on American film history.

 

House of Wax is a movie from 1953 that is considered the first full length 3D film ever produced and released by an American studio and it stars none other than Vincent Price along with Frank Lovejoy and Phyllis Kirk. It is a horror classic.

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Rosemary’s Baby was a film made in 1968 and is based on a novel by Ira Levin, and it stars Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, and Oscar winner Ruth Gordon. This movie is also a horror classic and it is about a young woman who becomes pregnant after trying to be for a long time, but she slowly finds out that her pregnancy isn’t ordinary, nor are the circumstances around it.

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To find out more about the Library of Congress’ Film Registry, go to http://www.loc.gov/programs/national-film-preservation-board/about-this-program

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