I saw this movie for the first time at the drive-in movie theater, and I loved this amazing work of art ever since. “500 Days Of Summer” states from the very beginning, “This is not a love story.” Is this statement a “red herring,” or is it an accurate description of the movie? 545 more words
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“A moment of love”. “A Dream”. “A laugh”. “A kiss”. “A cry”…So goes the chorus of the mesmerising, lyrical twang of ‘Sweet Disposition’ by The Temper Trap, one of the many well chosen songs for the soundtrack of the film, ‘500 Days of Summer’, released in 2009. 888 more words
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Summer: “You know, I dream sometimes about flying. It starts out like I’m running really, really fast and I’m like superhuman and the terrain starts to get really rocky and steep and then I’m running so fast that my feet aren’t even touching the ground and I’m floating and it’s like this amazing, amazing ?feeling… I’m free, I’m safe.
This is the first of a short installment of blogs on one of my favorite kinds of movies: those offbeat gems with bittersweet endings. (500) Days of Summer was artful and interesting, the scheme of telling this doomed relationship in a nonlinear sequence of days continuously thrusting the audience forward. 212 more words