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Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Juno
Ellen Page is Juno, which comes out on DVD today. (Fox Searchlight)

By Candace Kavanagh

We have reached a sad state in comedy and in Hollywood overall, when a feminist like me can't find one woman who can command a film all by herself without the help of a male co-star or some clingy clothes. But now I see a light in this chauvinistic cave. Yes and it is a bright light, and it's name is Ellen Page. Page can currently be seen in theaters in Smart People and in the DVD release today of last year's Juno .

Carlos from San Diego
April 17, 2008 at 02:38 AM
Great review, I totally agree with you on the X-Men 3 detested list even if Ellen Page was in it. I really liked seeing Ellen Page in Hard Candy more than Juno. Juno was great but i think Hard Candy really showed a more mature Ellen Page. The soundtrack for Juno was bomb diggity. Well written review.



Tony from San Diego
April 17, 2008 at 11:49 PM
Great piece Candace. I'm looking forward to seeing American Crime, we should go together.

Mantra Lighting
August 29, 2008 at 03:01 PM
Hard candy was the fist movie I had ever seen with Ellen in it - woah! She has certainly sprung to life in other films since then!

lucia
September 14, 2008 at 04:16 PM
I couldn't agree more it is so refreshing to see a young girl on screen that has so much presence.

Samantha Rae from Mouont Miguel High School
September 25, 2008 at 06:31 PM
I agree with you on the brilliance of Ellen Page. She truly is a remarkable actress and a very talented one at that. I loved her role played in Juno, especially. Ellen did an excellent job of portaying the role of a pregnant teenager. I also like how the movie was not all about sex. It was focused on friendship and maturity. Although I have only seen a few films of Ellen Page, I plan on renting out more movies with her in them.

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