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Everything's Gone Green

Silly, and seen before
By GERALD PEARY  |  July 3, 2007
1.0 1.0 Stars

GONE GREEN: Nothing original.

No question what got the financing for this inconsequential no-star comedy that never made it to the commercial theaters in Boston. Douglas Coupland, the author of Generation X, signed on for the screenplay, a Gen X tale set in Coupland’s own Vancouver. But there’s only the occasional over-clever line to signal that a literary voice of distinction had anything to do with the script. And Paul Fox’s film is just another story about a befuddled, underachieving twentysomething (Paulo Costanzo) whose yuppie girlfriend kicks him out. Ryan is also booted from his cubicle job, but then he gets his chance for rejuvenation when he meets Chinese chick Ming (Steph Song) by a beached dead whale. That’s the picture: silly, and seen before.
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