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The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2005)

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A young gay man tries to balance his career as a personal assistant while searching for love.

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A young gay man tries to balance his career as a personal assistant while searching for love.

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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29 April 2005 (USA)  »

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A Mais Fabulosa Vida Social de Ethan Green  »

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$11,002 (USA) (16 June 2006)

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$152,810 (USA) (15 September 2006)
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Trivia

Ethan mistakenly lends his mother an adult film entitled "Dawson's Crack." This is obviously a spoof on the hit WB series, "Dawson's Creek." David Monahan played the recurring character of Tobey Barret, Jack McPhee's boyfriend, on "Dawson's Creek." See more »

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The book from which Kyle is reading at the book-signing switches between hardback and paperback. See more »

Quotes

Punch Epstein: Remember when you said you never really get over people? FYI, I'm totally over you.
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References Beaches (1988) See more »

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Gone
Written by Keren Deberg & Brian Paturalski
Performed by Keren Deberg
Published by Big Pea & A Dime Music (ASCAP) and Red Song Blue Song (ASCAP)
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'A Bit of Pate?' 'I Drink it all Day!'
31 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A funny line from a funny song, but somehow it captures the mood of this light little comedy, made with enough wit and ingenuity to keep our attention, rehashing some tired gay stereotypes with a fresh approach, and in the end just offering a pastiche that should find an appreciative audience. George Bamber takes on his first directing role and uses a comic strip (Eric Orner) translated for the screen by David Vernon and populates his movie with an attractive cast of men (and women) and ably manages to make the individual frames of a comic strip almost become a smooth storyline.

Ethan Green (the talented Daniel Letterle) has problems with relationships: he has been in many from Juarez (Ramon De Ocampo) who still lives with Ethan's gay boy loving mother Harper (Meredith Baxter), to previously closeted baseball player Leo (Diego Serrano), to Kyle (David Monahan) to the very young Punch (Dean Shelton). The crux of the story revolves around the difficulty of selling Leo's house and the ways in which the various ex-lovers interact provides the somewhat frustrating line of dialogue.

Comic relief is supplied by two elderly gentlemen known as the Hat Sisters (Joel Brooks and Richard Riehle) as well as the shenanigans of the real estate people. Of course we know from the beginning who will end up with whom, but the getting there is fairly fun. The cast obviously has such a good time with the film that they forget to enunciate and so much of the dialogue is swallowed. But they are all fun to watch so it matters little that the superficial aspects of the story remain sub rosa. Grady Harp, October 06


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