I’m not a big fan of this movie, (mainly due to its cringeworthiness), but I am certainly feeling you on its fat-positivity.
I own the movie Phat Girlz and I'm not ashamed. Starring a pre-Oscar Mo'Nique, Phat Girlz is part Cinderella-story, part conventional rom-com about a big girl searching for some love. It's not remarkable in terms of budget, plot, or acting. In fact, a fair bit of it is cringe-worthy. (What immediately springs to mind is the fetishization of Nigerian men. Good Lord). Still, despite its shortcomings, the film works for me for some fundamental reas … Read More