Tagged Paul Downs Colaizzo

Brittany Runs a Marathon (Colaizzo, 2019)

As someone who is plus-sized in the way Brittany (Jillian Bell) is, I do appreciate a film like this coming along and contending with the inherent messiness of body positivity, particularly the idea of being happy with your image while also recognizing that losing weight is important for your longevity. Cognitively, there is a dissonance…