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Review: "Whip It" Opens in Theaters Today!

October 02, 2009

Once upon a time, when a woman told another woman to “whip it!” she was probably referring to a recipe demanding heavy dairy or a fluffy egg white.

In the Drew Barrymore era of filmmaking, when a woman tells another woman to “whip it!” in front of a movie camera, she’s asking for a speed boost from a roller derby teammate – and, in the process, to celebrate the rough and tumble spirit of the empowered female experience.

Oh yeah. That kid from E.T. still has lots of spunk, and she’s put it all out there on the screen – and the track – in her directorial debut. Read More