This adaptation of K. L. Going's 2003 young-adult novel about a rejuvenated overweight teenager takes a humble, heartfelt approach, until sentiment loses out to message sending. Full Review
Special notice should be given to Billy Campbell, who takes a stock character and gives him a new spin. Full Review
Glenn Heath Jr.
People matter in Matthew Lillard's film; genre not so much. Full Review
Affecting performances and effective storytelling are the hallmarks of Fat Kid Rules the World. Full Review
New York Daily News
This is an odd little directorial debut from Matthew Lillard - the onetime Shaggy from "Scooby-Doo," now a solid character actor thanks to "The Descendants" and "Trouble with the Curve" - but it has its rewards. Full Review