Whip It
First screened in October 2009 / Most recently screened in November 2010
Director: Drew Barrymore. Cast: Ellen Page, Alia Shawkat, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Juliette Lewis, Daniel Stern, Landon Pigg, Andrew Wilson, Drew Barrymore, Zoe Bell, Eve, Jimmy Fallon, Ari Graynor, Carlo Alban, Eulala Scheel, Shannon Eagen, Sarah Habel. Screenplay: Shauna Cross (based on her novel).

Twitter Capsule: Tremendously entertaining and directed with real pop aplomb. Page-Harden relation a triumph. Whole cast in great spirits.

VOR:   I spent all fall telling people to seek it out; I'm unapologetically enamored. But great with Page, ace with tone, evocative of Texas, apt with every actor. Someone should take notes.

Photo © 2009 Fox Searchlight Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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