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(500) Days of Summer

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INDIE LOVE Zooey Deschanel and Joesph Gordon-Levitt put a twist on the romantic comedy in (500) Days of Summer .
Chuck Zlotnick

(500) Days of Summer

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
95 minutes
Limited Release Date:
07/17/09
performer:
Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Clark Gregg, Minka Kelly
director:
Marc Webb
author:
Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B+

He’s into her way more than she’s into him. We all know the story. Some of us have even lived it. But the charm of alterna-rom-com (500) Days of Summer is how it both embraces and subverts the genre?s clichés. That said, the film’s repeated references to The Graduate don’t help its cause. EXTRAS include deleted scenes and a jokey commentary. B+

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