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This is a disarming and, in its own way, delightful vehicle for its star and executive producer, the comedian and actress Mo'Nique. Who could hate this movie? Read full review
Clumsily directed yet entertainingly written by Oakland native Nnegest Likké, Phat Girlz is like "Rocky" with cellulite. Or maybe "Pretty Woman" without all the bony butts. It has a lot of heart and soul, but it's almost never mean-spirited. Read full review
The plus-size personality of comic actress Mo'Nique fills the screen in Phat Girlz, a sweet, if thinly plotted tale. Read full review
If it weren't for Mo'Nique's fresh, appealing screen presence, Phat Girlz would fall flat. Read full review
The writing is rudimentary and the direction often awkward, but Mo'Nique would confound a veteran director. Read full review
Lackluster dialogue, ludicrously unbelievable storyline, and the fact that the entire film looks and sounds like it was shot on a camcorder mean nobody outside of the studio’s target demographic is likely to check this out. Read full review
Even Mo'Nique's outsize presence isn't enough to make ancient gags about stuck-up popular girls or about voluptuous vultures clearing a whole buffet table in one fell swoop funny. Read full review
The film is amateurishly directed and sluggishly paced with an anorexic plot. Even the photography, sound and costumes are substandard. Read full review
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. Read full review
A dish of empty calories. Read full review
This movie is so ugly
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