actor: Melissa George

30 Days of Night

October 19, 2007
Most so-called “scary movies” forgo suspense in favor of blood and gore. Initially, “30 Days of Night” seemed different. The first ten minutes of the film very effectively built up a sense of dread, that something terrifying is coming to prey on the residents of Barrow, Alaska. [...]

Turistas

December 1, 2006
If you think you can enjoy a nice vacation with your friends, your worldview is too optimistic. At least that’s what a group of young, beautiful people in “Turistas” discovers while trying to have a good time in Brazil. I must say that this film was a lot more original than some of the [...]

Derailed

November 11, 2005
Just as the film Fatal Attraction scared men everywhere into fidelity in the 90's, Derailed just might make you think twice before cheating on your spouse. Through a twist of fate, Charles meets a beautiful and intriguing woman, Lucinda, on the train. Both are professionals traveling to the city. [...]

The Amityville Horror (2005)

April 15, 2005
I have never seen the original version of this movie so I cannot offer any comparisons between the two. My only prior knowledge of this film was the preview I saw in the theater and on television, so I offer my untainted opinion. I didn’t find it scary, but rather freakishly disturbing. There [...]

Sugar and Spice

January 26, 2001
“Sugar and Spice” takes “girl power” to new extremes. It’s a comedy. It’s satire. It’s not to be taken seriously. I know all that. But, it still contains crudity, profanity, sexuality and some belittlement toward people of faith. And all that coming from high schoolers who find [...]