Phat Girlz Reviews

September 17, 2007
It does suffer ... from actually having way too much heart and not enough soul, its identity lost far beneath its ambitions for affirmation.
March 1, 2007
Although Phat Girlz...looks to have been made on a shoestring, with muddy, unflattering lighting (by two cinematographers), there is nonetheless something to be commended here.
August 11, 2006
Almost stunning in its determination to be the ultimate wish-fulfillment fantasy vehicle for plus-sized African-American women...
May 28, 2006
Skinny on plot, story, directing and some of the acting.
May 12, 2006
May 6, 2006
May 6, 2006
At times, it's funny, even sweet, and the most gorgeous male creature on the planet is the male lead. Alas, Phat Girlz' benefits don't outweigh its liabilities and it ends up alienating the very audience it hopes to attract.
May 6, 2006
April 29, 2006
looks cheap and falls apart after the first act.
April 27, 2006
Setting up a woman like Mo'Nique as a role model for overweight women may do more damage to their self-images than all the fashion magazines in the world could.
April 13, 2006
even though this movie is a bit of a mess, it turns out to be unexpectedly sweet and funny. Its very amateurishness gives it freshness and authenticity.
April 13, 2006
[Mo'Nique's] sassy forte may be talking so straight-up she sounds crazy, but she seems a little advanced to be doing 'yo mama' jokes.
April 13, 2006
While it's a pleasure to watch the likeable Kendra Johnson open up and come out of her shell, Phat Girlz belongs to Mo'Nique, a grating, belligerent woman who alternates self-deprecating fat jokes with drama-queen meltdowns and simpering pleas for
April 12, 2006
Uneven but lovable, "Phat Girlz" comes strutting on to the screen. As well it should.
April 12, 2006
Jazmin's so fat that the movie reduces her to a single discernible characteristic, which is a telltale mark of many a wholly awful comedy.
April 11, 2006
Outrageous comedy? damn right!!! I'm outraged that there's no comedy here AT ALL!!!!
April 11, 2006
The first word of the movie's title stands for Pretty Hot and Thick. The second word is never spelled out, but it could mean Good Intentions Ruined by Lousy Zingers.
April 10, 2006
I'm recommending it, barely, because I think it speaks pretty well to a certain audience and does so from the heart.
April 10, 2006
Just a protracted fat joke.
April 10, 2006
Barely written and stiffly directed by Nnegest Likké, Phat Girlz is an undernourished comedy about a sassy, overweight heroine.