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Two Interviews: Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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July 20, 2009

Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

One of my favorite movies of the year has finally hit theaters (albeit limited only) this weekend - 500 Days of Summer. I first saw it at Sundance and back in January, one snowy afternoon, I sat down with stars Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt and director Marc Webb. That interview I did with Marc was posted back in January (watch it here). However, I've been holding onto the Zooey and Joe interviews until now - so that you have something to watch right now. And now I present to you both interviews, side-by-side, for your viewing pleasure. Remember, both of these were conducted at Sundance in January.

Watch our interviews with 500 Days of Summer stars Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt:

 

Both of these interviews were shot using my Flip Mino camera. You may have noticed roughly 2 minutes into Joseph Gordon-Levitt's interview, the camera skips, and that's because I had to yell at the other people in the room because they were being too loud and I could barely hear Joe. Sorry, I had to cut that out of the final video. Anyway, I hope you enjoyed watching both of these. Sundance is always a bit odd as I'm usually sleep deprived and cinematically overloaded (I had probably seen 20 films by this point), but I tried my best to ask some good questions. And also don't forget, 500 Days of Summer is playing in theaters right now!

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Reader Feedback - 15 Comments

1

Zoey is gorgeous... I love her so much!!! 😀

MotherBoy69 on Jul 18, 2009

2

FINALLY. I was wondering what you were doing with these.

-Peter- on Jul 18, 2009

3

Looking forward to see this movie! Still think Joseph Gordon-Levitt would have made an awesome Tesuo in a live action Akira. Dudes, you guys need to invest in some proper gear! Get some proper lav mics or a shot gun mic for interviews. It's hard to hear with all the background noise.

Chidi on Jul 18, 2009

4

thanks alex! ya know people (my self included) give you a lot of shit but i wouldn't have anyone else running this site. keep up the good work sir!

DoomCanoe on Jul 18, 2009

5

God, I could stare at her for hours. Enjoyed both of these, Thanks Alex!

Silence on Jul 18, 2009

6

good interviews. good stuff Alex!

jman571 on Jul 18, 2009

7

Thanks Alex!!! Zooey is absolutely gorgeous. I love her as an actress and as a person. JGL is unbelievably talented as well. Can't wait to see this!

Conrad on Jul 18, 2009

8

watched the movie today. it was awesome

LW on Jul 18, 2009

9

I can't wait to see this film, but these interviews blow.

Jimbone on Jul 19, 2009

10

I will be one of the few to say I didn't particularly like this film. I understand its strength lies in its undermining the traditional Rom Com formula, yet I still found it lacking overall in depth. I walked out thinking this should be called: "He's a girl & she's an asshole." But that's the same thing as hoping that girls learn their lessons in traditional Romantic Comedies, so I suppose in that respect, it succeeds. I just think Neil Labute did it WAY better, in "The Shape of Things" - which may not have been as evenly produced, but certainly took more chances and reflected much more accurately and deeply on its chosen subject: reversal of roles in romance. Look it up.

Django on Jul 19, 2009

11

@Jimbone - If you don't like them, please explain why, so I can try to improve next time. If it's audio quality, I already know and have been working to improve that in the future.

Alex Billington on Jul 20, 2009

12

They would make a cute real life couple. Very believable together.

Demeter on Jul 20, 2009

13

My audio and video for the Joseph Gordon-Levitt interview were not syncing up and it started to piss me off. Anyone else have this problem?

S on Jul 20, 2009

14

uh lucky, she is so hot 😀 😀 😀

Zack on Aug 4, 2009

15

the zooey video is missing...

hmmm on Aug 9, 2009

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