actor: Ellen Page

Inception

July 16, 2010
Leonardo Dicaprio plays an expert in dream extraction in this film, a man who enters people's dreams and captures their secrets. The plot is intriguing and the story is executed with a lot of violence with surprisingly little blood. Although many of the characters who are shot are "dream" [...]

Whip It

October 2, 2009
"Whip It" is an off-beat and different kind of comedy. It's not every two weeks you see a film about some rowdy roller-derby girls and a character like Bliss (Ellen Page). Bliss shows up at a beauty pageant with a shade of blue in her hair. Her mother is fit to be tied. When Bliss comes across a [...]

Smart People

April 11, 2008
Quite often smarter people feel superior and privileged and in "Smarter People" Professor Lawrence Wetherhold is no exception. He is the kind of intellectual snob that doesn't bother to get to know any of his student's names much less who they are. In one scene when a student comes to his office [...]

Juno

January 4, 2008
Ellen Page is very believable as a sixteen-year-old who becomes pregnant and knows she is not ready to be a mother. This film speaks positively about adoption although the character, Juno, briefly considers getting an abortion. The theme of giving the child to a woman who wants very desperately to [...]

Pit Pony

February 15, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie is family friendly, although not particularly for tots. It deals with important issues of life such as death, dreams, and determination. The acting is solid and the story is pretty good. The setting is Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, in 1901. The kids will root for Willie and his horse, and the [...]