The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2006)

Screenwriter David Vernon adapts popular cartoonist Eric Orner's gay-themed comic strip to the screen in a warmhearted romantic comedy directed by first-time feature filmmaker George Bamber. Ethan Green (Daniel Letterle) is a… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 10, 2006
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Critic Score: 26% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Ethan Green makes for an annoying protagonist, the jokes aren't funny, and everyone is as flat as the paper the comic is printed on.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green can't be accused of false advertising. This adaptation of the underground comic strip is mostly unfabulous.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

There's no visual life to it, the humor is lazy and broad, and the players are as two-dimensional as their cartoon origins suggest.

Dave White
Movies.com

Lead characters who are completely unlikable fly right in the face of what most filmmakers think the audience wants. But I'll take that any day over a blandly nice character.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

George Bamber's film is bouncy and agreeable but has a certain flatness to it; never making the case for its existence as a movie rather than a comic strip.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

This feels like a school play that someone has dragged to film school and turned into a final project.

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Marrit Ingman
Austin Chronicle

There's just not enough real heart to go along with the cutesiness.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

Tiresome romantic comedy that reinforces every imaginable gay stereotype.

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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times

In his directing debut, David Vernon, formerly a first assistant and second assistant director, opts for the look of a cable TV pilot.

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Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The drawings of Eric Orner's comic strip on which the movie is based are more animated than the actors who fail to give any dimension to their characters.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Ina S
Started off great and than unfortunately drifted into slapstick comedy with few truly good moments. I was entertained throughout most of it, therefore I… More