Let’s Eclipse and Chill: 12 Movies for Solar Eclipse Day!

April 08, 2024 - News
Let’s Eclipse and Chill: 12 Movies for Solar Eclipse Day!

Today is the day! Grab your eclipse glasses and a bucket of popcorn because the 2024 Solar Eclipse is here, casting its awe-inspiring shadow across the sky. As you prepare to witness this celestial marvel, why not add some cinematic magic to your eclipse experience?

Let’s kick off the movie marathon with 12 fantastic films to celebrate the 2024 Solar Eclipse in style:

  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey – Embark on a cosmic journey with Stanley Kubrick’s iconic sci-fi masterpiece.
  2. Apocalypto – Immerse yourself in the ancient world with Mel Gibson’s epic adventure.
  3. Barabbas – Explore biblical drama and intrigue in this captivating film.
  4. Dolores Claiborne – Stephen King fans will love this gripping psychological thriller.
  5. Fantasia – Disney’s animated classic pairs perfectly with the celestial spectacle above.
  6. From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money – Dive into a wild blend of crime and horror.
  7. Ladyhawke – Experience a medieval fantasy filled with love and adventure.
  8. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – Join Lara Croft on a thrilling archaeological quest.
  9. Little Shop of Horrors – Enjoy a musical comedy with a quirky, carnivorous twist.
  10. Pitch Black – Brace yourself for sci-fi thrills and alien encounters.
  11. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Delve into the epic Star Wars universe with this action-packed film.
  12. The Seventh Sign – Explore themes of prophecy and mystery in this supernatural thriller.

Now that we have covered the what to watch at home, here is some info about what everyone will be looking at in the sky!

The path of totality for today’s eclipse spans from Texas to Maine, offering a rare opportunity to witness this celestial spectacle. According to the Times Herald Record, the peak viewing times for the partial eclipse in Orange County NY are as follows:

  • Middletown: 3:25:20 p.m.
  • Warwick: 3:25:20 p.m.
  • Montgomery: 3:25:40 p.m.
  • Wallkill: 3:25:40 p.m.
  • Newburgh: 3:25:50 p.m.

So, whether you’re in the path of totality or catching a glimpse of the partial eclipse, these movies will add an extra touch of wonder to your Solar Eclipse experience. Enjoy the show!

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