500DOS Interviews: Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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 videos were originally recorded 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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Zoey is gorgeous... I love her so much!!! 😀

MotherBoy69 on Jul 18, 2009


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

-Peter- on Jul 18, 2009


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


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


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

Silence on Jul 18, 2009


good interviews. good stuff Alex!

jman571 on Jul 18, 2009


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


watched the movie today. it was awesome

LW on Jul 18, 2009


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

Jimbone on Jul 19, 2009


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


@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


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

Demeter on Jul 20, 2009


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


uh lucky, she is so hot 😀 😀 😀

Zack on Aug 4, 2009


the zooey video is missing...

hmmm on Aug 9, 2009

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