REVIEW: ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’ (2019) Gets Tripped Up in Several Fat Girl Transformation Story Cliches

“In trying to tread the line between being fat inspiration porn and an uplifting story about body positivity, director Paul Downs Colaizzo delivers a conventional makeover movie in his first feature film.” Brittany Runs a Marathon tells the story of Brittany Forgler (Jillian Bell), a slightly overweight, predominantly directionless 28-year-old woman as she trains to…

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