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Mick La Salle of the San Francisco Chronicle said of the film, "Elisha Cuthbert's matter-of-fact, likable quality helps.Seeing her turn into wax would be as bad as seeing that happen to Glenda Farrell (the star of the 1933 version)." The Movie said: "The performances are always professional and understated in their believable cogency, particularly Cuthbert, a talented, beautiful young actress who has proven time and again just what a multilayered and promising future she has ahead of her.At the age of 14, Cuthbert made her feature film debut in the 1997 family-drama Dancing on the Moon.Her first major lead role came in the 1998 drama film Airspeed (No Control) alongside Joe Mantegna.Cuthbert's Nina has the majority of the most graphic and disturbing dialogue in the film, especially during one particular lunchroom scene where the camera is close up on Cuthbert and Belle's faces." Cuthbert appeared in the music video for Weezer's "Perfect Situation" in early 2006, playing the group's fictional original singer who threw a tantrum that led to Rivers Cuomo, the roadie, becoming frontman of the band.The View London published: "The Worst Cuthbert struggles to make her character sympathetic because the script doesn't give her anything to work with, while Daniel Gillies is too creepy-looking to convince as a potential love interest." In 2008, Cuthbert appeared in My Sassy Girl, a remake of a Korean film, starring with Jesse Bradford.Critics were divided; some praised the film for boldness, others, notably Roger Ebert, called it gimmicky and exploitative.
Empire Movies agreed, commenting that "this is Elisha Cuthbert's best film performance to date.
Cuthbert landed a role in a feature film in the family drama Dancing on the Moon (1997).
She appeared in other Canadian family films and in an airplane thriller, Airspeed.
Cuthbert digs into the role of Carly with strength, determination, and horrified realism; you believe as you watch her that she is going through these things and forget all about the actor playing the part, which is the biggest compliment of all.
Sergio Leone of said: "Paris Hilton and only plays her known personality in the film.