Jillian Bell

MOVIE REVIEW: Is “Brittany Runs a Marathon” Inspirational or Insipid?

I had overlapping screenings this week, so Kristin and Meggan became my pinch-hitters again. I appreciate their conflicting reviews of Brittany Runs a Marathon though, and find it interesting that society still sees a woman’s Years of Questionable Judgement as some kind of hole that we fall into. Is that phase of stumbling along (literally and figuratively) not just an essential part of growing up for many women AND men? Or is it just the excuse I’m still using twenty years later? Either way, here are Kristin and Meggan’s reviews of Brittany Runs a Marathon (Thanks Ladies!):

KRISTIN – Theory: I am too close to the subject matter in Brittany Runs a Marathon to fully enjoy it. Or…maybe I’m a narcissist? Up for debate. Either way, I went into the screening of this Sundance hit ready to BE ENCHANTED. BE INSPIRED. In the end? Yeah…it was…good? I think? Continue reading →

Jillian Bell

FREE MOVIE PASSES: See “Brittany Runs a Marathon” EARLY & FOR FREE

Feeling a little sluggish right now? Maybe you could use a push to get things moving again? Brittany Runs a Marathon might be just what the doctor ordered. It stars Jillian Bell (who is honestly my favorite part of ANY movie she’s in) as a woman who decides to lay off the partying and make a genuine effort to get healthy. She discovers along the way that she might have been sabotaging herself all along. Yeah, it sounds preachy but Brittany Runs a Marathon is actually funny, relatable and, if you’re anything like me, exactly what you need to see right now. Even better, I have passes to see it EARLY and FOR FREE! Continue reading →