Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Fat Boy Chronicles

Another cinematic treasure on Netflix. The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010) is about Jimmy, an overweight  teen who is bullied by his classmates. He befriends Sable, a loner goth girl who cuts herself, and Paul, a boy whose parents are alcoholics. Jimmy decides to change his life but continues to be bullied. He learns to persevere with support from his family and friends.

Director: Jason Winn
Writers: Michael Buchanan and Diane Lang
Stars: Christopher Rivera as Jimmy; Kelly Washington as Sable; and Chris Bert as Paul.