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The Orphanage

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2012

    Before watching the film I was disappointed because I found out

    Before watching the film I was disappointed because I found out that is was in Spanish. You start to wonder how a scary can flow when having to read the subtitles. After watching it for about thirty minutes, I forgot that I was even reading sub titles because it was so intriguing. I began to focus more on the details in the movie than reading the words below. Many scary movies that I have seen lately hasn’t interest me at all, but this storyline did. It was not monsters popping out of closets or even ghost floating around. It was almost realistic to some factor. When you think of orphanages there is always some kind of weary feelings. Nothing happy or exciting comes to mind. The producer took that though and made it to a very well thought out film. Laura played her role very well. She was very believable and kept her viewers interested. The expense flowed well throughout the story. This film really reminded me of the film “The Others”, which is also a wicked scary story. Both films involve children who are trapped or have crossed over. Guillermo Del Toro produced this movie. He is a great producer. The plot of the film was very intriguing, and will keep you wondering what will happen next. The ending was the best part to me. I was a bit confused, so I did some research and found the true meaning. Any movie that has you talking out loud or even to screen is one worth watching. If you are looking for a suspense movie that will have you on the edge, then this would be a great movie for you. It every aspect you would want in a movie. It has suspense, horror, sadness, and an ending that will leave you wanting more.

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  • Posted December 5, 2012

    The orphanage was a great movie in my opinion. Although the movi

    The orphanage was a great movie in my opinion. Although the movie was a Spanish movie and was in subtitles I thought that it was very interesting. I first watched the film in class for an assignment. Then after watching it in class, I just had to watch it once again. I felt that the movie had a lot of mystery which kept the audience at the edge of their seat. The orphanage was somewhat of puzzle where you had figure out certain things as well as use clues to find out what exactly is going to happen in the next scene. The movie starts off with a family who had just moved to a new house with their young son, Simon. As time had went on, within the movie Simon had started to befriend ghost. He kept expressing his thoughts to his mother about the ghosts that were appearing ,but she did not believe him. Simon then disappears one day from a party that was being held to reopen the orphanage. For months at a time the family had looked for Simon and could not find him. They also invited paranormal investigators to see if there were any negative spirits with in the house. After a while the father of Simon had gave up and the mother refused to leave her house. She was very determining to find Simon, and that she did. Using clues, she finally found Simon dead in the basement. Toward the end both her, Simon, and the rest of the orphanage kids decided to lay their souls at rest in heaven.

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    Posted November 16, 2008

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