The Ex What if Zach Braff acted in one more quarter-life-crisis movie, and instead of Sundance it went straight to video? If only that's what had happened… The Ex What if Zach Braff acted in one more quarter-life-crisis movie, and instead of Sundance it went straight to video? If only that's what had happened… 2007-05-11 PG-13 PT89M Comedy Drama Zach Braff Amanda Peet Jason Bateman MGM
Movie Review

The Ex (2007)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
Zach Braff, Amanda Peet, ... | 'EX' OFFENDER Braff (pictured with Peet) is a long way from the Garden State in his latest ''25 and life to go'' indie
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'EX' OFFENDER Braff (pictured with Peet) is a long way from the Garden State in his latest ''25 and life to go'' indie
EW's GRADE
D-

Details Release Date: May 11, 2007; Rated: PG-13; Length: 89 Minutes; Genres: Comedy, Drama; With: Zach Braff and Amanda Peet; Distributor: MGM

What if Zach Braff acted in one more quarter-life-crisis movie, and instead of Sundance it went straight to video? If only that's what had happened to The Ex, a painful comedy that reduces the Garden State star to pratfalls while many comic A-teamers around him (including Paul Rudd and Amy Adams) play idiots. The grossest indignity finds Braff, after moving to Ohio with Amanda Peet and their new kid, in a laughless duel with a jerk in a wheelchair (Jason Bateman). Their tete-a-tete is what it looks like when ''edgy'' humor turns embarrassing.

Originally posted May 16, 2007 Published in issue #935 May 25, 2007 Order article reprints
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