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"(500) Days of Summer"
Fri Jul-17-09 04:57 PM by ZooTown74

  

          

Joseph Gordon Levitt & Zooey Deschanel.

http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/500-days-of-summer/trailer

looks like it has some good potential to be the big indie romantic comedy of the year (but actually be good).

  

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Looks interesting
Mar 09th 2009
1
The good Deschanel is in it, then plus Cobra Commander
Mar 09th 2009
2
there's alwways one.
Mar 10th 2009
3
estrogen
Mar 10th 2009
4
This has Garden State Pt. 2 written all over it. not a bad thing
Mar 10th 2009
5
i got the garden state vibe too with him coming back home
Mar 11th 2009
6
that looks cute...this looks good!
Mar 15th 2009
7
im a sucker for a good soundtrack.
Mar 15th 2009
8
This NOT a date movie, dont be fooled by Zooey's uber cuteness.
Jul 16th 2009
9
I'm huge fan of Zooey but her character was easy to hate on at times
Jul 16th 2009
10
disagree--it's a great date movie, provided
Jul 27th 2009
11
i enjoyed it. gotta love that opening bit.
Jul 31st 2009
12
that Han Solo had my DYING
Aug 04th 2009
13
OMG, that shit was great!
Aug 17th 2009
25
Some great moments but it dragged
Aug 08th 2009
14
A fun flick. Some really great moments, and an overall truthful feel.
Aug 09th 2009
15
Good flick. Why was I listening to The Smiths today?
Aug 10th 2009
16
^^^ lol, great point
Aug 10th 2009
17
Just saw this again
Nov 18th 2009
39
I didn't get that it was an engagement party.
Aug 10th 2009
18
      Wasn't the big reveal of that scene that she had an engagement ring?
Aug 10th 2009
19
           The reveal to Tom, yeah. But there wasn't an announcement or anything.
Aug 10th 2009
20
                Yes! My pitch works perfectly, lol
Aug 10th 2009
21
                     LOL there you go then.
Aug 10th 2009
22
                          There are at least 500 ways you could have made this movie better...
Aug 11th 2009
23
the scene at the rooftop party...
Aug 11th 2009
24
yeah it was...it was one of the 1st sneak peaks that i saw of the film
Aug 17th 2009
27
Yep. Obvious and genius at the same time.
Jan 11th 2010
50
RE: (500) Days of Summer
Aug 17th 2009
26
Girl dumps you? Don't get mad, co-write a script about it (swipe)
Sep 03rd 2009
28
LMMFBAO - Of COURSE she didn't see herself in it.
Sep 03rd 2009
29
LMAO at this broad!
Jan 11th 2010
51
"Swedish movies and listening to The Smiths on a constant loop"
Jan 12th 2010
52
man, fuck that bitch. i keep thinking about how she left
Sep 03rd 2009
30
LOL! i caught that too
Jan 11th 2010
44
On the real I can totally identify with Tom...
Sep 10th 2009
31
This movie gets into some really interesting questions.
Nov 10th 2009
32
One of my favourite films of the year
Nov 11th 2009
33
I wrote something that's kind of about this
Nov 11th 2009
34
      Interesting. My opinion on "love" is that there are (many) thing(s)
Nov 16th 2009
35
      ill check this out after i see Paper Heart
Nov 17th 2009
36
i loved it **spoiler**
Nov 17th 2009
37
This is not a love story
Nov 18th 2009
38
I've watched this 4 times already
Nov 19th 2009
40
I thinkk that's when she realize she wanna get married,
Nov 19th 2009
41
      Ah, maybe i need to watch The Graduate
Dec 17th 2009
42
      ^^ Classic Film Spoiler Alertt ^^^
Jan 11th 2010
46
           Another spoiler
Jan 11th 2010
47
                LOL ^^
Jan 11th 2010
48
i loved this movie
Jan 10th 2010
43
Best part of this movie: Hit-Girl.
Jan 11th 2010
45
RE: (500) Days of Summer
Jan 11th 2010
49
Derek Jeter's wife is hot though.
Jan 12th 2010
53
Fact.
Jan 12th 2010
54
wasn't feeling it
Jan 12th 2010
55

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1. "Looks interesting"
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LMAO @ "anal girl"

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2. "The good Deschanel is in it, then plus Cobra Commander"
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I'm all for it.

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3. "there's alwways one."
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>looks like it has some good potential to be the big indie
>romantic comedy of the year (but actually be good).

sheeeeit

  

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4. "estrogen"
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5. "This has Garden State Pt. 2 written all over it. not a bad thing"
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i loved Garden State when it came out. sure the backlash was strong with that one. but so was the backlash with Little Miss Sunshine. You release a quirky Indie with GREAT music and an absolutely drop-dead-cute star, AND a lead-male who has been consistently wonderful, what do you expect? People will love this. Then everyone else will find out, and those people will pretend they never loved it.

aka

im gonna marry zooey deschanel, right after polygomy is legalized in canada so she can join Natalie Portman as my second wife.

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6. "i got the garden state vibe too with him coming back home"
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there is always that indie movie with the lovable guy and gorgeous girl. i think this may have a great story attached tho. the trailer just has a lot of promise. plus these actors have been consistent imo over the last couple years. i didn't give a fuck about nick & nora last year.

i never heard any backlash from Little Miss Sunshine. that was just a great fucking movie.

>im gonna marry zooey deschanel, right after polygomy is
>legalized in canada so she can join Natalie Portman as my
>second wife.

so many men's dream.

  

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7. "that looks cute...this looks good!"
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8. "im a sucker for a good soundtrack."
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looks great.

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9. "This NOT a date movie, dont be fooled by Zooey's uber cuteness."
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An ex & I caught this & we both loved it. We both have been Tom & Summer at a point in our relationships (funnily enough, we both agreed that we werent Tom or Summer at any point in our relationship) twas a refreshing portrait of love, break up, & moving on.

JGL is for sure a leading man, very promising career for him I think. He does sorta remind me of Heath Ledger and I'm not quite sure why that freaks me out a bit but it does.
Zooey is so cute I want to vomit, it's just impossible not to fall in love w/ ol girl whenever shes on the screen. It's an endearing quality but it will lead to type casting I think. People make lucrative careers out of being the ____ actor, so that might not be a bad thing for her.
Sidenote, I really want to hate Zooey in a film LoL, somebody make this woman a villian!

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10. "I'm huge fan of Zooey but her character was easy to hate on at times"
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Just started reminding me of way to many females I've messed around with back in the day.

>An ex & I caught this & we both loved it. We both have been
>Tom & Summer at a point in our relationships (funnily enough,
>we both agreed that we werent Tom or Summer at any point in
>our relationship) twas a refreshing portrait of love, break
>up, & moving on.
>
>JGL is for sure a leading man, very promising career for him I
>think. He does sorta remind me of Heath Ledger and I'm not
>quite sure why that freaks me out a bit but it does.
>Zooey is so cute I want to vomit, it's just impossible not to
>fall in love w/ ol girl whenever shes on the screen. It's an
>endearing quality but it will lead to type casting I think.
>People make lucrative careers out of being the ____ actor, so
>that might not be a bad thing for her.
>Sidenote, I really want to hate Zooey in a film LoL, somebody
>make this woman a villian!

Winter Passing is the closest she'll ever come to playing a villian

  

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11. "disagree--it's a great date movie, provided"
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you're real secure with the person you're dating

Me and the girl went to see it and had a great discussion afterward.

I agree though, if you're just starting out or if the relationship is on shaky ground you should probably watch this alone.

  

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12. "i enjoyed it. gotta love that opening bit. "
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13. "that Han Solo had my DYING"
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good flick.

one thing I didn't get was if he's in LA but comes from NJ, why his little sister lives in LA too? the sister was funny though.


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25. "OMG, that shit was great!"
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14. "Some great moments but it dragged"
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I went from "This is a great movie" to "This feels a lot longer than 90 minutes" to "That was nice."

The days thing was a cool device although the marriage seemed to happen overnight and they really had a brain fart in the beginning of the movie when on the 8th day she said she moved to town on Saturday.

The kind of smash cut from happy to sad worked the first couple of times but they did it a little much. Ditto for the "looking back at things differently".

A nice movie. Nothing more, nothing less.

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15. "A fun flick. Some really great moments, and an overall truthful feel."
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It's not exactly heartwarming overall, but I loved the beginning, the ending, and the voiceover bits (that guy has a PERFECT narration voice!).

JGL= dope.

My full review in the sig.

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16. "Good flick. Why was I listening to The Smiths today?"
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And Hall & Oates?
Turns out I like "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" and will be further investigating their catalog.

SPOILER ALERT
That bitch is fucked up for inviting my man to her engagement party without mentioning it.

I know they tried to wrap it up without making her a bitch, but that shit was unforgivable.

I would have Mr. Clark'd the doors of the building and lit a match.
Then I would have sat on a bench across the street and had a new favorite spot.

I have a 400 year old chip on my shoulder.

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17. "^^^ lol, great point"
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But again, if she tells him why she's having a party, then the movie's over...

I forgot how that invitation scene went down, but I would have had ol' girl invite him to the party to meet her fiance, and have her say "You should come to my party... and meet Mark, my fiance"... but I would have done it in such a way that the audio would have went out after "my party," since it would have been within character for this simp-ass dude to drown out everything else she said anyway...
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39. "Just saw this again"
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And as she explains in the last park scene, she wasn't engaged at the time she invited him to the party on the rooftop... which I guess I buy...

BTW, that final park scene is really well-written and acted... still don't think the movie's all that great, but that scene was really nice...

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18. "I didn't get that it was an engagement party."
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At the end, she said she wasn't engaged at that wedding right? How would she have known she was gonna have an engagement party if she wasn't engaged yet?

Or maybe I just missed something. I thought it was just a party.

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19. "Wasn't the big reveal of that scene that she had an engagement ring?"
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20. "The reveal to Tom, yeah. But there wasn't an announcement or anything."
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Or banners or anything like that. And a lot of time passed at the party before anyone even asked to see the ring.

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21. "Yes! My pitch works perfectly, lol"
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Then, once we had the reveal of the engagement ring, I would have rewound back to her invitation, so that we actually hear the last part of her sentence, which in my pitch was, "... and meet Mark, my fiance"... then I would have cut right back to JGL's face as it dawns on him that that's what she said at the time...
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22. "LOL there you go then."
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23. "There are at least 500 ways you could have made this movie better..."
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It could have used alot of help...

  

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24. "the scene at the rooftop party..."
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with the split-screen of his 'expectations' and 'reality' was brilliant.

I can't even count how many split-screen situations I have gone thru, so I could completely relate to what the dude was going through. The reality side never matched up to the wonderful expectations I had when going to meet up with a crush either.

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27. "yeah it was...it was one of the 1st sneak peaks that i saw of the film"
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and i was immediately sold on wanting to see it bc of it. and then when the point that it came in the film...just wow.

but yeah, really been there, done that with the perception versus reality of things so i related to it well too.

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50. "Yep. Obvious and genius at the same time."
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'Course, Conversations With Other People had nearly the entire movie like that, but still.

  

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26. "RE: (500) Days of Summer"
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i saw it yesterday and really enjoyed it. i agree with a lot of what people are saying. it wasn't a perfect movie, but i liked it and think the positives far outweigh the negatives.

i'd recommend it to a lot of people

  

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28. "Girl dumps you? Don't get mad, co-write a script about it (swipe)"
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I ain't mad at him at all... and I wouldn't be surprised if he scored an Oscar nomination...

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>(500) Days of Summer: Revenge is writing a film about the girl who dumped you

By Scott Neustadter

It is surely the greatest act of revenge in the history of cinema. When American Scott Neustadter was dumped by an English girl, it not only dented his pride, it also inspired him to write a movie about it - which has become a hit in the U.S.

Now (500) Days Of Summer is about to be released here, and for once it is the man in the romcom left licking his wounds. Here, Scott reveals why it definitely is not a love story.


The opening credits for my film include the standard legal disclaimer that 'any resemblance to people living or dead is purely coincidental'. But then it adds: 'Especially you, Jenny Beckman. Bitch.'

That tells you a lot about how I felt when she ended a relationship I so desperately, even pathetically, wanted to make work, even though it was always patently clear to me that she saw no future for us. (There's a lot of speculation on the internet about whether that's her real name. I'm saying nothing.)

I first saw her across a room in October 2002, having enrolled at the London School of Economics for a Masters in media and communications.

I had two thoughts almost immediately. The first was that, in her, I had found exactly what I'd been looking for. The second was that this was going to end very, very badly. I was on the rebound from a relationship that had ended months before in New York, where I had been working for a film company.

I had been desolate. You know the drill. Sleepless nights, long days watching Swedish movies and listening to The Smiths on a constant loop.

But when I met this girl in London, my depression lifted, my heart filled with love again and I felt that this could only be the result of divine intervention. We began chatting and found that we shared the same taste in books and music. That had to mean something, right?

I was crazily, madly, hopelessly in love, but, of film about the girl who dumped you course, I never told her. How could I? She showed no sign that she was interested in me. But I did tell just about everyone else in my class, and one of my friends tipped her off at a party.

This led to an awkward walk to the night bus, but on the way she kissed me and after that everything changed.

We - OK, she - decided soon after that to not use labels. 'Boyfriend/girlfriend,' there would be none of that. Labels equalled possession and this girl was her own woman. And so I went with it. What did I care what we called ourselves as long as she kept calling?

I thought it was modern, cultured - anything other than what it actually was: uncertainty, confusion, detachment. It was a roller coaster. Some days were perfect - I have beautiful memories of us drinking wine, watching bands and sneaking kisses in the elevator at the LSE.

While other days - lots of days - were unforgettably awful. Eventually, she told me what I had always known deep in my heart: that this thing, whatever it was, simply wasn't going to work for either of us.

And so I went back home to the States and found myself right back into the Swedish movies and The Smiths CDs.

The whole thing had been a mistake, I told myself. Divine intervention, my eye. Bored with moping, my friend Michael H. Weber and I decided to channel those energies into something of value. A screenplay.

Reliving every moment of my bitter-sweet, one-sided romance was a cathartic experience for me - and the end result, we were shocked to find, was pretty decent.

The finished film tells it all just as it happened, however embarrassing my puppy-like devotion and however aloof it makes her look.

The setting is changed, as are the names. Tom Hansen - aka me! - is played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and writes messages for greeting cards. The girl who breaks his heart is Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel), a secretary in the same office.

However, the final denouement is the same. I won't spoil it by giving it away, but there was no storybook ending for Tom and Summer, just as there wasn't for Jenny Beckman and me.

It comes in a stunning moment, drawn entirely from real events, like the rest of the film, which has an unexpectedly powerful impact on Tom and Summer's lives, just as it did on Jenny's and mine.

Thanks to this script and the process of writing it down, I was able to liberate myself from my own misery. I'm two years into another relationship and have never been happier.

One curious footnote, though. After writing the screenplay, I met up with Jenny for the first and only time since we broke up. We had dinner in Venice Beach, California. We talked about life, friends, everything - but not about what had happened between us.

I gave her the script to read on the flight back to London. Some time later she wrote me a letter. She loved the story, she said. It had surprised and moved her because she really related to Tom. Yes, incredibly, Jenny hadn't recognised herself as Summer at all.
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29. "LMMFBAO - Of COURSE she didn't see herself in it."
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SMH

PPl like that are ALWAYS oblivious to the damage they cause.

I love it!

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51. "LMAO at this broad!"
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>I gave her the script to read on the flight back to London.
>Some time later she wrote me a letter. She loved the story,
>she said. It had surprised and moved her because she really
>related to Tom. Yes, incredibly, Jenny hadn't recognised
>herself as Summer at all.

  

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Mgmt
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52. ""Swedish movies and listening to The Smiths on a constant loop""
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Yeah, that's exactly what I do.

FOH fruit.

  

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30. "man, fuck that bitch. i keep thinking about how she left"
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her original in the copy machine.

  

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44. "LOL! i caught that too"
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"i smack clowns with nouns, punch herbs with verbs..."

  

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31. "On the real I can totally identify with Tom..."
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All the awkward moments his insecurities and shyness.

Also I know alot Summers. A bitch who likes to play mind games with you and rips your heart out of your fucking chest. And to me girls like that are worse than a jumpoff their fucking skeezers.

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32. "This movie gets into some really interesting questions."
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What is the point of a relationship? Is it reasonable to try to be monogamous? Are we looking for too much from one person? What is the optimal relationship (dynamic)?

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33. "One of my favourite films of the year"
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I thought it could have been longer and they could have explained Summer's decision better but i loved a lot of what they did. The director has an eye for talent and a lot of visual flair.


But the amount of music in it was a bit tiresome/indulgent but the director did come through by filming music videos. Thought I did love the dance scene with Hall & Oates.

  

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34. "I wrote something that's kind of about this"
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I compared 500 Days to Paper Heart... I don't know, if you're like me and want to read a lot about a movie you really like, you might want to check it out:

http://insomniacfilmcritic.blogspot.com/2009/10/look-at-how-indie-eye.html

  

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35. "Interesting. My opinion on "love" is that there are (many) thing(s)"
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in its way.

I don't know how they got there, I'm not going to list them, but I do know that they need to be moved. If they are not moved, we are going to continue to have gigantic, ridiculous (and ironic) problems.


What most people call "love" is logical human behavior.

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36. "ill check this out after i see Paper Heart"
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37. "i loved it **spoiler**"
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the only thing i kind of disliked was the very end, with the adding of him meeting "autumn"..i thought that couldve been different or just an entirely different ending, i just didn't like it, it seemed cheesy

  

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38. "This is not a love story"
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great disclaimer

just saw it on the plane along with GI JOE, wow at the casting.

loved the movie and i really dont like zooey. thought she was perfect for this role. like a hipster meg ryan.
i think i liked it more then garden state and eternal sunshine.
more realistic then both.

i'm actually more curious what girl think of this movie.

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40. "I've watched this 4 times already"
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twice in the last week. i had a 4hr bus ride to boston, shit still had me so into it and it was my 3rd time watching it. i love this movie, easily my favorite of the year. and i loved the ending, it was actually something i didn't see coming. i'm thinking about it now, and i don't have any gripes.

i didn't really get the scene in the movie theater and after, like when Summer leaves crying. Could someone clear that up for me?

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41. "I thinkk that's when she realize she wanna get married,"
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but he ain't the one.

in the graduate (the movie they were watching) the guy steals the girl at her wedding... after sleeping with her mother and everything. he ain't the one. that's why their smiles turn into weird gazes at the end... like... damn we fucked up.

  

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42. "Ah, maybe i need to watch The Graduate"
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then watch FDOS right afterward to better understand it

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46. "^^ Classic Film Spoiler Alertt ^^^"
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while we're at it.......








(( SPOILER ))






it's a sled

  

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47. "Another spoiler"
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Zooey Deschanel's character is actually dead



Oh wait, that's just her acting

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48. "LOL ^^"
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On the real though, I wouldn't mind seeing Minka Kelly tackle a lead role in an indie. Her smile killed me.

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43. "i loved this movie"
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and i really really loved the artwork

not so sure about the ending
saw up in the air first
and i thing i would have preferred a diff ending
not so happy
yes i still think it was a happy ending technically
and while i liked it
i appreciated up in the air more
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45. "Best part of this movie: Hit-Girl."
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49. "RE: (500) Days of Summer"
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yeah I liked this, only wish it could be more oscar worthy. 2009 was a shit year for great movies and I think Summer was just too playful.

  

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53. "Derek Jeter's wife is hot though."
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JGL WON.

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54. "Fact."
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55. "wasn't feeling it"
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