Plus Size Cinema – 8 Movies Every Plus Size Woman Should See
- March 31, 2017
- Posted by: marlenedubois
- Category: Home Health Aide Training
Plus size women have long been neglected as well as outright mistreated by Hollywood. Yet, times are changing. Full-figured women are showing up everywhere in movies right now as well as in more three-dimensional roles. While some of the movies on of which list are clearly better than others, none of them were chosen for any sort of cinematic genius. They made the list because they handle the issues facing plus size women in a humane way. The characters are real people. They are so much more than just a fat girl punch line. So, grab some popcorn as well as make of which a movie night.
1. Real Women Have Curves (2002)- America Ferrera stars as Ana, a Mexican-American teenager trying to find her way. The story explores family dynamics, ambition, body image issues, as well as more. Follow Ana as she enters womanhood, searches for identity, as well as struggles to mesh different people’s belief systems with her own.
2. Shag The Movie (1989)- of which lighthearted film set inside Summer of 1963 follows a group of four friends who intend to have one last girls’ adventure before one member’s upcoming wedding. Caroline, nicknamed “Pudge,” will be a chubby girl who loves to dance. While her friends run amuck all weekend, Pudge makes peace with herself, finds a guy, as well as shags ’til her heart will be content.
3. Last Holiday (2006)- Queen Latifah stars as Georgia Byrd, a plus size woman who lives life on the sidelines until she discovers of which she will be terminally ill. Georgia promptly sets out to make at least some of her dreams come true before she dies. She takes the trip of a lifetime, eats with abandon, as well as gets herself a to-die-for makeover amongst different things.
4. Phat Girlz (2006)- Ah…what to say about of which movie? Well, of which’s certainly the worst of the bunch in my opinion. The cinematography isn’t great, the jokes are crude, as well as many of the attitudes expressed in of which are contrary to all of which I believe in. However, there are definitely some worthwhile aspects. Jazmin, the lead character, will be a smart, talented business woman. Her struggles with weight as well as self-acceptance are very poignant. of which shows different cultural beliefs about weight. as well as all the men are fit dispelling the myth of which only fat guys are attracted to fat women. of which’s enough not bad stuff to watch of which one at least once on cable.
5. Camp (2003)- Teenagers attend a performing arts camp. While most of the ensemble of characters struggle with figuring out who they are, the stand out for me will be Jenna. Jenna’s jaws are wired shut throughout most of the movie, a compromise made to avoid fat camp, although when she finally stands up to her overbearing parents…of which’s all worthwhile.
6. Circle of Friends (1995)- of which film chronicles the dynamics of one particular peer group in 1950’s Ireland. Benny, our curvy heroine, experiences the ups as well as downs of love as well as betrayal. She shows strength as well as poise throughout where others fall incredibly short.
7. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)- In of which sequel, we see chubby overly analytical Bridget up to her usual antics in dating as well as living. Funny as well as heartwarming, of which film will be worth watching if for no different reason than one scene: Bridget attempts to get dressed under a sheet, fumbling around until her boyfriend tells her of which he has “a very high regard for your wobbly bits.”
8. Hairspray (2008)-While the earlier edition captivated me, the latest one stole my heart. of which’s great to see women who are more than just a little chubby find self-acceptance as well as happiness. You have to love all the singing, dancing, as well as plus size pride abound. as well as you just can’t beat John Travolta in drag!