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Whip It

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Ellen Page, Drew Barrymore, ... | WHIP IT Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page and Kristen Wiig couldn't wait any longer for a Rollerball sequel
Darren Michaels

Whip It

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
111 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/02/09
performer:
Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page, Zoe Bell, Kristen Wiig, Juliette Lewis
director:
Drew Barrymore
distributor:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
author:
77765
genre:
Drama, Comedy

We gave it a D

Simply awful. I wanted to like Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut about a teen misfit (Juno‘s Ellen Page) who finds confidence and girl-?power solidarity via Roller Derby. But Whip It is so bland and lifeless and by the numbers that you can only hope they had more fun making it than ? anyone did watching it. The EXTRAS are equally weak: a few deleted scenes. That’s it. D

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