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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Top 13 Disney Channel Original Movies for the Halloween Season

The changing leaves and crisp autumn air can only mean one thing: it’s officially spooky season. As the ghosts and ghouls come out in full force, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a cozy Halloween film. My favorite Halloween movies give me that same warm, fuzzy feeling I felt as a kid dressing…

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Eighth Grade: The Emotional Depth of Kayla

Few people look back and remember their preteen years fondly. Still, as you get older, the rose colored glasses come on and the memories become tinged with nostalgia. It’s easy to forget the tiny moments that felt huge back then. For those of us who have forgotten what it feels like to be thirteen years…

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