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    Boy meets girl
    Boy falls in love
    Girl doesn't

  • When Tom, a hapless greeting card copywriter and hopeless romantic, is blindsided after his girlfriend summer dumps him, he shifts back and forth through various periods of their 500 days "together" to try to figure out where things went wrong. His reflections ultimately lead him to finally rediscover his true passions in life.

  • Directed by: Marc Webb
    Wirtten by: Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber
    Cast: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Clark Gregg, Minka Kelly, Matthew Gray Gubler, Rachel Boston, Geoffrey Arend, Chloe Moritz
    Producers: Jessica Tuchinsky, Mary Waters, Steven Wolfe, Mason Novick

  • This post modern love story is never what we expect it to be -- It's thorny yet exhilarating, funny and sad, a twisted journey of highs and lows that doesn't quite go where we think it will.

    Release Date: July 17, 2009

May 29th, 2009

Video: Zooey and Joey talk Music in 500 Days of Summer

Here’s a quick video of Zooey Deschanel and Joe Gordon-Levitt talking about music in general and how it helped them when shooting 500 Days and Summer. Short but definitely sweet!

Read the full article on Pop Candy.

May 28th, 2009

Share your 500 Days of Summer Micro-Review!

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Share your micro-review and be featured on 500DOS.net, a new site that allows fans who have seen the film to post their reviews of 500 Days of Summer. The catch? The reviews must not exceed 140 characters! All reviews are posted via Twitter and Facebook. (Cool integration.)

Trying to get all your thoughts down to a concise 140 characters will be pretty difficult, but if you’ve seen 500 Days then take a stab at composing your own micro-review. I can’t wait to read everyone’s posts on the site.

Wait, you haven’t seen 500 Days of Summer yet? You’ve got the opportunity to catch a free screening near you before the July 17th release.

May 27th, 2009

Expert panel critiques the 500 Days of Summer poster

The bright and “Summery” poster for 500 Days of Summer was on the judging block in front a panel of experts recently.

“You have one second” to capture a viewer, says Jeffrey Bacon, an advisory board member for Hollywood’s Key Art Awards. “One second with no sound, no movement, no dialogue — it’s one of the most challenging ways of advertising.”

See what Andrew Percival, the designer of the 500 Days of Summer poster, and the other experts had to say about their “one second” in The Washington Post (via projo.com).

Your turn: What’s first to pop into your mind when viewing the 500 Days of Summer poster?

May 27th, 2009

Interested in Seeing 500 Days of Summer for FREE?

Then I recommend you RSVP immediately.

Attend a free screening of 500 Days of Summer

I don’t know how typical mass-screenings like these are but Fox Searchlight has currently opened up registration to see 500 Days of Summer for free at select theaters with multiple screenings at various theaters throughout the US: New Orleans, Memphis, Denver, Houston, Austin, Kansas City, Cleveland, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, San Antonio, Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago and Portland. Some of the earliest screenings I saw were on July 7th. June 8th!

Seats are obviously limited so I recommend you spread the word quickly and RSVP right away. Tweet this post and send the link to friends, I’ll update this post later today with more details that I hope to receive from Fox Searchlight, though perhaps by then there will be no remaining seats!

Post a comment below to let us know where you’ll be seeing 500 Days of Summer this summer for free! Just to throw it out there, I’ll be at the July 8th screening in Buffalo.

Update: All screenings are in the afternoon/ evening: any 7:30am times listed are in fact in the evening (PM)! The system was suffering through some glitches on its first day.

Update (May 28): Keep checking back for more cities and more screenings! Toronto, Washington DC, New York, Dallas and Los Angeles have recently been added.

May 22nd, 2009

New, Exclusive 500 Days of Summer Clip!

The MTV Movies Blog has just posted a so-called exclusive clip of 500 Days of Summer. I have an inkling that this is the scene of Summer and Tom (Deschanel and Gordon-Levitt) running through IKEA. Check out the clip below for yourself:

Unfortunately I live in Canada and can’t watch the clip… so help me out and please describe the scene in the comments below!

Read Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel Hit The IKEA on the MTV Movies Blog

Update: The MTV Movies Blog has now made the clip available outside the US!

May 17th, 2009

Australian? 500 Days at Sydney Film Festival!

Sydney Film Festival in Australia has just announced its lineup, which includes 500 Days of Summer playing twice. The festival runs from June 3 to 14, 2009. If you’re in Australia and were unsure of when you would get to see the film, now’s your chance! As of this year you can now purchase tickets online for the festival.

Interestingly, 500 Days of Summer has a rating of 18+ in Australia (or at least for this festival.)

500 Days of Summer @ Sydney Film Festival

Thanks Heirware for the tip!

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