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(500) Days of Summer


I finally got to (500) Days of Summer this weekend, and it's the best movie I've seen in quite awhile.

Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are magnetic. I believed them both completely, and couldn't take my eyes off them. They are both going to be huge one of these days.

The direction by Marc Webb was also impressive. He's a creative guy, with a lot of cool touches I hadn't seen before. The future looks good for him.

And great taste in music. I loved everything on the soundtrack. Watching Joe Karoke my favorite band, The Clash was priceless. (It was Stand By Me, a song that still brings me joy.)

I've admired Joe since 3rd Rock, where I think he was under-rated. He's a real find, and I think the public is slow in discovering him, but will get there.

He has a cool video website experiment called HitRecord.org, too. What a talented guy. He seems nice, too.

And I already loved Zooey for telling (People? magazine) that she loved my book Columbine. This is the first film I've seen her in, and now I'm much more proud.

You can see all three of them in this pic.