Such a great movie :: 500 Days of Summer

Matt and I watched 500 Days of Summer last night and I really loved it. For sure, I'll be getting the soundtrack... but if you haven't seen it, please do! It came out a little while ago already and I'm sure most have seen it, but I was being cheap and waited until it came out at the $3 theater. Of course, Zooey Deschanel was as charming as can be...
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I was completely surprised at how refreshing and cute this movie was and loved the nice balance of artsy. Normally, I'm not a big fan of artsy films (I just really like good movies that are enjoyable and suspend my disbelief for 2 hours, blah blah), but this film did the best job of infusing bits of artsiness (if that's a word) throughout, which made for a very memorable film. I loved the karaoke scene and leaned over to tell Matt that, "it is so awkward, I think I'm going to vomit." Not many a film can achieve this feeling in me (the TV show, The Office, is great at doing this). Matt and I really appreciated the scene when they go to the art gallery and were looking at very modern art (that was literally sh!t), giggled, and were like, "you want to go watch a movie?" You see, we love really good art, but don't always understand super abstract and feel like it's for a secret society and we're not in the club. We also appreciated the very end when the main character looks at the camera after the girl says her name is Autumn. Impeccable timing. Genius. Don't we all have those moments where we have a huge realization? So much of this movie is so raw and funny and it really just isolates every ridiculous thing you do when you find yourself falling in love. Go watch it!

The official trailer.

Cute music video.

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