Orphan (2009)
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Devastated by the loss of their unborn baby, Kate (Vera Farmiga) and John (Peter Sarsgaard) decide to adopt a child. At the orphanage, both feel drawn to a little girl (Isabelle Fuhrman) named Esther, and soon the couple take their new daughter home. But when a dangerous series of events unfolds, Kate begins to suspect that there is something evil lurking behind the child's angelic exterior.
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Here`s to four straight years
of pre-gaming with the dead...

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Isabelle Fuhrman is amazing, and she alone more or less makes this worth a viewing.

That said, I don't think the rest measures up to it. The rest of the cast ranges from decent (Max) to absolutely horrible (the son and especially the husband). A lot of the plot seems to rely on characters acting in infuriatingly stupid ways to allow Esther's schemes to go off without a hitch. Then there's the ending, where they inexplicably steal a one-liner from The Ring 2. I wouldn't say it's awful but... big letdown.
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So either I`m making up a story for dramatic effect, or I`m the only one telling the truth in a room full of liars!
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Isabelle is amazing in this and I LOVE the twist. Worth a viewing just for these two things.
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The twist is good too. This movie really just needed better protagonists to carry that end, because it's... not very engaging when Isabelle isn't onscreen. And the father/son are just dreadful.
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So either I`m making up a story for dramatic effect, or I`m the only one telling the truth in a room full of liars!
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