ShriekFest 2015 Spotlight: Sizzling Cutie Alice Kremelberg


It’s a joy to see fresh faces at premier horror festivals and the striking Alice Kremelberg ensures viewers are in for a treat. At ShriekFest, catch her in the short film “Sweet Hollow” as Emily, a woman who encounters a handsome samaritan when her car breaks down and soon realises the help could be a threat. In under 11 mins, she will have us on the edge of our seats as we follow her predicament and who doesn’t love to root for damsels in a spot of bother! Alice does have shades of Amanda Seyfried and Alicia Silverstone I must say, a heady mix of sultriness and engaging appeal.

Alice has also been a fixture on our TV screens having had roles on “Blue Bloods”, “Nurse Jackie”, “The Big C” and most notably on “Fringe”. She played a teenage girl who lapsed into a coma and had been pronounced dead, only to be resurrected by a malevolent force. If you love Elizabeth Olsen in “Martha Marcy May Marlene” then make sure to watch Alice in “Doomsday”, an episodic dramatic series that delves into the lives of members of a cult awaiting the End Of Days. In the role of the reclusive yet tormented Sorrel, Alice has been complimented for being ethereal by director Sonja O’Hara who herself is one talented lady. Just as Sonja has a great eye for stirring actresses likewise viewers should be in a tizzy and start showing affection for the captivating Alice.

SIFF Film Fest 2014 Spotlight: Rising Starlet Petra Wright

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The ethereal Petra Wright is a German-born actress who is on her way to make a splash on the indie scene. Petra stars in “Desert Cathedral” which is given an intriguing narrative meets found footage treatment. She plays Annah Collins whose husband Peter, a real estate developer vanishes into the Southwestern desert in 1992 leaving behind a series of VHS tapes. Petra displays her range as the distraught women who in desperation hires a private investigator to unravel his mysterious disappearance. “Desert Cathedral” has indeed caught the attention of the industry bigwigs with some calling it a highly anticipated film which augurs well for the cast including the enigmatic Petra. As you will discover she’s already been lauded for having a memorable presence that has an edgy verve.

Petra has not once but twice garnered the Golden Seal Award for Best Actress for her exceptional work on stage. She’s enchanted audiences Off-Broadway and in several major regional theaters. On film, one of her memorable performances is as the medium by the name of Jennifer Glick in the horror film “The Pact” which stars Caity Lotz (Black Canary in “Arrow”). She also shone in “XX/XY” as a woman who falls for the charm of one Mark Ruffalo (before he was The Hulk) who is as slick as he is horny. In her upcoming feature “Wasteland”, Petra herself turns on the action as a bounty hunter pursuing a path of violence and murder along the Texas/Mexico border. With a series of incarnations that are so different onscreen, Petra’s bewitching versatility will have her shooting for the stars.