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El Orfanato (The Orphanage) Reviews

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Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

The Orphanage [is] durable and engrossing, traits that help overshadow its genre-bound features.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 7/10

August 27, 2008
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

This Spanish psychological mystery is captivating, creepy and hopeful.

Full Review Source: Spectrum (St. George, Utah) | Original Score: A-

July 19, 2008
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Bayona never spoonfeeds the audience, giving us lots of latitude to exercise our imaginations and believe what we choose as the film builds to its devastating climax.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 16, 2008
Steve Biodrowski
ESplatter

One of those rare moments wherein you actually believe your are seeing a ghost, not a Hollywood special effect.

Full Review Source: ESplatter

July 15, 2008
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald

As horror films go, this sits firmly at the classy end of the spectrum.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald

June 8, 2008
Vicky Roach
Daily Telegraph (Australia)

The Orphanage takes audiences on an eerie, involving and ultimately extremely moving journey into the underworld.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

June 8, 2008
Shannon J. Harvey
Sunday Mail (Australia)

The Orphanage is all about atmosphere and giving audiences the heebie-jeebies. And on that level, it really works.

Full Review Source: Sunday Mail (Australia) | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 7, 2008
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

The film's writer and director (both first-timers under the patronage of Pan's Labyrinth ace Guillermo del Toro) both excel themselves at using familiar scary tricks to bring about totally unforeseen shocks.

Full Review Source: Herald Sun (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

June 7, 2008
Dylan Behan
FILMINK (Australia)

The Orphanage is a visceral and well-crafted horror film that goes for the heart as well as the mind.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

June 7, 2008
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

A pesar de las semejanzas con películas recientes del género (particularmente Los Otros), se trata de un relato eficaz, inquietante, sombrío, y finalmente triste.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total | Original Score: 3/5

June 5, 2008
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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What's even more disquieting is the persistent undercurrent of exploitation -- the mixture of grief and jarring shock effects and the pitiless use of a disfigured child as a source of horror.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

June 4, 2008
David Stratton
The Australian

The Orphanage goes beyond the superficialities of the average horror movie to delve into more important themes, such as grief and guilt.

Full Review Source: The Australian | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 1, 2008
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

It touches on primal stuff in terms of childhood, motherhood and the unknown.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

May 28, 2008
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Invisible friends, evil spirits and strange occurrences form part of the threads of this acclaimed %u2026 stylish and subtle film whose imagery lingers

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

May 23, 2008
Christian Toto
Washington Times

The Orphanage proves the haunted house genre is alive and well - in the right hands.

Full Review Source: Washington Times | Original Score: 3/4

April 28, 2008
Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze

A visually charged but psychologically hollow occult offering and horror rehash along the lines of, I see dead orphans.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

April 16, 2008
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Not only is the story spooky...there are several good shocks along the way that will knock you out of your seat.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 8/10

April 12, 2008
Kevin Courrier
Boxoffice Magazine

The Orphanage is an effectively scary picture about guilt, retribution, and acceptance, and it shares some of the spectral potency of Alejandro Amenabar's The Others.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 4.5/5

April 3, 2008
Olly Richards
Empire Magazine

A good old-fashioned horror in the best possible way, this is a beautifully told, terrifying ghost story that lingers with you long after the shivers have stopped.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

March 20, 2008
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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An extraordinary performance by Belén Rueda is the beating heart and tortured soul of The Orphanage.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 5/5

March 20, 2008
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