Posts tagged "500 days of summer"

Now You Can Live In A Scene From “500 Days Of Summer”

You already buy your coffee tables, pillows, couches, bookshelves, and meatballs from IKEA — are you ready to take the next step and buy your house there too? Ready or not, it will soon be an option: IKEA has teamed up with design firm Ideabox to produce eco-friendly prefabricated homes. The one-bedroom units are built…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 2, 2012

Zooey Deschanel Says We’re “All Bitches”

“[‘500 Days Of Summer’ was] actually very misunderstood. I can’t tell you how many guys, and girls, are like, ‘You did him wrong!’ What, she’s a bitch because she didn’t want to date that guy? So? Are we bitches because we have our own opinions? If that makes me a bitch, or that makes wome…

Jessica Wakeman / September 14, 2011

“Quirky Girl”: The Other Side Of The Manic Pixie Dream Girl

The Manic Pixie Dream girl — every woman kinda sorta wishes she could be her, every guy kinda sort wants to bang her. Right? If you’ve got a festering love/hate relationship with Zooey Deschanel’s character in “(500) Days Of Summer” — and other relentlessly quirky girls like her — then you’ll appreciate this Funny…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 18, 2011

Is It OK To Write About An Ex For Revenge, A La “(500) Days Of Summer”?

From the beginning, screenwriter Scott Neustadter said “(500) Days of Summer” was not a love story. To celebrate the movie’s opening in the UK, Scott penned an article this week for the Daily Mail titled, “Revenge is Writing a Film About the Girl Who Dumped You.” In it, he dishes about his failed relationship with…

Ami Angelowicz / September 1, 2009

The “(500) Days Of Summer” Reunion Bank Dance

I’m off next week for a much needed vacation — Costa Rica! Surfing! Yoga! Beer! — leaving The Frisky in the very capable hands of your regular bloggers. Consider this video my parting gift. There’s a dance sequence in “(500) Days Of Summer,” in which Joseph Gordon-Levitt is so high on life that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 8, 2009

We See Chick Flicks: “(500) Days Of Summer”

Starring Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Full disclosure. I knew I was going to be in love with this movie before I even saw it. Typically, this kind of over-hyping would cause me to end up being disappointed — “Marie Antoinette” directed by Sofia Coppola suffered this fate — but not so. I laughed,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 20, 2009

Trailer Park: “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” And “(500) Days of Summer”

There’s really no sense in trying to goad you into going to the movie theater this week, because you already know what’s there. In fact, you’ve been waiting in anticipation for months, crossing the days off calendars. It’s epic. Not only is “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” out now (approximately eight months late), but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 17, 2009

“(500) Days Of Summer” Plus Five Other Indie Chick Flicks

I’ve been waiting for this day for months. “(500) Days Of Summer,” which is guaranteed to be my new most favorite movie, is in theaters today! Sadly, however, I’m under the weather and likely won’t be getting off my couch to go see it tonight, as planned. Sniff. But the film, starring eternally…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 17, 2009

We’re Dying To See “500 Days Of Summer”

Hi, guys. So, this is my favorite movie: “500 Days Of Summer.” I haven’t actually seen it yet, but the trailer is above, and honestly if it doesn’t turn out to be my favorite movie, I will be super surprised. Also, can I please walk into an elevator and meet someone like Joseph…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 12, 2009