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Movie Review: Whip It

I'm not going to lie....I totally loved this movie. It had a rockin' soundtrack, and I loved the entire cast. And I'm a sucker for Drew Barrymore, who had a role, but also directed the movie.

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Ellen page, who you may remember from "Juno" fame, played the main character as high schooler who works at a lame BBQ diner afterschool, and needs something that she is good at. She sees some Roller Derby chicks skate into the local head shop to drop off their flyers (she's buying shoes:) and instantly is inspired. She goes to the tryouts, and renames herself Babe Ruthless and earns her team, The Hurl Scouts, a shot at the Championships.

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Check out this site to watch clips, the trailer, or listen to some of the music. Of course, a bit cheesy in places, but nonetheless, a fun little Friday night flick that will definitely make you want to want to get back into those skates. Don't lie. You know you still have them.

Comments

Ree said…
Please tell me this is on Netflix Watch Instantly?? :)
Amber said…
Get out! Sooo weird. I just found your blog, and noticed this post. I saw this movie for the first time about a week ago. I really, really liked it, as well. I'm a Drew Barrymore fan, too. The movie makes me want to start skating again (but, I'll probably use blades instead of skates). :)

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