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  • Summary: A refreshing coming-of-age comedy about a young man who realizes he is gay. (TLA Releasing)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16
  1. 70
    Dorian Blues covers extremely familiar territory, but does so with low-key wit and ingratiating charm.
  2. With its moments of comic relief overly exaggerated and at odds with its realistic tone, Dorian Blues is at its best at its most serious.
  3. Reviewed by: Joshua Katzman
    60
    Bardwell manages a sincere portrait of what it's like to be young and closeted.
  4. Inconsequential but intermittently charming.
  5. The movie's third act goes astray as the storyline shifts to Dorian's dating problems, which seem an overextended tangent to his coming-out story. Still, the film has a lot of playful dialogue and pixillated montages.
  6. Reviewed by: Neva Chonin
    50
    Doesn't transcend the yawner template of coming-out films.
  7. Reviewed by: Phil Hall
    20
    Has a terrible air of been-there/done-that.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
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