By Mandi Bierly
July 16, 2009 at 12:00 PM EDT

Who knows if Whip It — Drew Barrymore’s look at the empowering world of female roller derby starring Juno‘s Ellen Page — will be consistently funny or just deliver a couple of direct hits. For the moment, let’s just celebrate having Juliette Lewis back on the big screen, where she hasn’t been since 2006’s Catch and Release. I’m serious, by the way. You never know what she’s going to do, which makes seeing her alongside first-time director Barrymore, Saturday Night Live‘s Kristen Wiig, and Eve exciting.