Whip It

I grew up in the Pacific Northwest and last weekend I was visiting old friends in Portland, Oregon. It was girls’ night out so we decided to catch a match between two Rose City Roller teams, the Heartless Heathers versus the Breakneck Betties.   I hadn’t been to roller derby before, despite having had it on my to do list for quite some time. We arrived at the location, a

"Whip It" - a coming of age story on skates

  Rated PG13 Directed by Drew Barrymore Starring Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristin Wiig, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 3.5 Word of Warning: None really, just have a good time and try not to bruise your elbows or get a black eye. Full of really funny women, some of my favorites, this is a fun, but ultimately forgettable movie. Ellen Page plays Bliss, a 17-year-old from Bodeen,