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Please excuse the delay in running this week's Box Office Poll. I experienced some technical difficulties when working from home yesterday, so I put this post off for today. What a week we're in for movies. I don't know about y'all, but every wide release that opens is on my list as well as a fair few of the limited releases. So let's get to it.

Tough to say what the big one for the week is going to be. I think the top contender -- though not necessarily by a wide margin -- is "Zombieland," a comedy-horror flick starring Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin. As a zombie apocalypse sweeps across the world, the foursome set out on a cross-country trip to... well I'm not entirely sure. They kill lots of zombies though. Read More...

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Chicks on roller skates. That's how I've chosen to sell "Whip It" to you male readers. Chicks. On. Roller skates. They're kickass ladies too, the lot of them. Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis, Zoe Bell, Ari Graynor, Alia Shawkat... like I said, kickass ladies. But then, that's what happens when you make a movie about an all-girl roller derby team.

I'm not entirely clear on the plot, but I do know a little something about the setup. Page stars as Bliss, a young Texan who rebels by joining a roller derby league after she grows tired of her mother (Marcia Guy Harden) pushing her to participate in beauty pageants. The script comes from Shauna Cross, adapted from her book "Derby Girl," and the movie is directed by Drew Barrymore, her feature debut. Hit the jump for the full poster. Read More...

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EveDrew Barrymore's directing her first film, "Whip It" -- based on the book "Derby Girl" -- and Eve's got "the bruises to prove it."

When MTV News caught up with the rapper/actress, she was recovering from the shoot in Detroit. "Let me tell you something," she said. "When you see this movie, we actually did those stunts."

Eve, along with Ellen Page and Barrymore herself, are roller derby players who go by names like Rosa Sparks (Eve), Malice in Wonderland (played by Kristen Wiig), Iron Maven (Juliette Lewis), and Bloody Holly (Zoe Bell). Page's character, Bliss Cavendar, runs away from home to join the team, despite the wishes of her mother (played by Marcia Gay Harden) that she enter beauty pageants instead. Read More...

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