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'ParaNorman,' 'The Awakening' put ghost images on movie screens

'ParaNorman,' 'The Awakening' put ghost images on movie screens

Halloween is still more than two months away, but ghosts are filling up movie theaters like it's already October.

"ParaNorman,"a stop-motion animated film about a boy who talks to ghosts and zombies, and "The Awakening," a period tale of a grieving young woman in 1920s England who is a ghost hunter, open this Friday. On tap for Aug. 24 is "The Apparition," a horror film about a group of parapsychology students who make a big mistake when they decide to conjure a presence in an experiment.

On the docket for Aug. 31 is "The Possession," from producer Sam Raimi, about a young girl who is possessed by an evil dislocated Jewish spirit...

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