Another New International 500 Days of Summer Trailer
by Alex Billington
June 9, 2009
Another new international trailer for 500 Days of Summer has hit but I don't think you should watch it. I'm just saying, for those of you who really want the most pure experience possible seeing this for the first time in theaters in July, don't watch this. It's not that it spoils anything, per se, but instead that at this point, we've just seen way too much from what I believe is one of the best movies of the year. And if you watch this, too, then there won't be any surprising moments left to see in theaters. Beyond that, I agree with Peter Sciretta in that this is selling the movie as a typical romantic comedy, which is exactly what it is not.
When Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a hopeless romantic, is blindsided after his girlfriend Summer (Zooey Deschanel) dumps him, he shifts back and forth through various periods of their time "together" to try to figure out what went wrong. His reflections ultimately lead him to rediscover his true passions in life.
500 Days of Summer is directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Marc Webb, of only a few music videos previously. The screenplay was co-written by first-time writers Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber. This first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year to a standing ovation. Fox Searchlight is bringing 500 Days of Summer to theaters everywhere starting on July 17th this summer. Don't miss it!
Reader Feedback - 12 Comments
For me, this movie can't come soon enough =(
L1A on Jun 9, 2009
looks lovely i'll definitely be taking a girl to see this with me, maybe i can wrangle a job or two out of it YEAH
real talk on Jun 9, 2009
Yea!!!! Much better than the last trailer.
Nikhil Hariharan on Jun 9, 2009
oh wow, it's hilarious too. this is a great movie.
jman571 on Jun 9, 2009
"I think you know what I need"... need this movie to be a big freaking hit, so I don't feel like a tool for liking the trailer so much.
Dusty on Jun 9, 2009
ehhh...i liked the original trailer better...this may have lowered my expectations.
Blaise on Jun 9, 2009
i would do disgusting things to zooey. horribly nasty things.
Roberto Dinamite on Jun 9, 2009
Wow, can we stop doing this story line? The unbelievably attractive 'quirky' girl hooks up with the nerdy white guy by way of pseudo-obscure indie band and changes his life. Thrilling. It's sad because I love Zooey. Here's what we had to say about it if you're interested-- http://www.popsense.com/2009/06/500-days-of-summer-film-trailer-review.html
Jeff@PopSense on Jun 9, 2009
d1rEct on Jun 9, 2009
i want this, i want this now!! and apparently added to the amazing cast of zooey and joseph, there is matthew gray gubler!!
F.C. on Jun 10, 2009
this is even better than the first film which is an achievement!! simply cannot wait any longer for this HURRY UP!!!!!
geneguru on Jun 10, 2009
I just saw a free screening of the movie here in San Francisco yesterday. It's a brilliant movie ! All I can say is that It really is just a story ABOUT LOVE . It really reflected upon my own relationships and made me feel better about them , while also giving me butterfly's in my stomach. It's a movie about the unsureness and resentment of love, while also showing the reality of love and it's opportunities. It really came full circle and sparked something in me. Will probably see it again when it comes out in July, maybe with a new date.
Mark on Jun 10, 2009
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