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500 Days of Summer

17 Movie Music Scenes That'll Make You Dance, Sing And Upload It To YouTube Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.28.2014 | Good News

We'd like to think the greatest cinematic moments happen when a music scene induces some serious audience toe-tapping and head-bobbing. Then head-bobb...

7 Romantic Films Men Love

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
James Russell Lingerfelt

Common threads of a romantic movie a man will watch: The screenplay is written by men, the film is told from the man's perspective and the male lead behaves like a man would in real life and the ending of the film is redemptive.

Emma Watson Reteams With 'Wallflower' Director

Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

Emma Watson is reteaming with "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" writer-director Stephen Chbosky in a new movie that sounds a lot like the Zac Efron ve...

Christopher Rosen

The Year's Best Teen Movie Almost Didn't Happen | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment

"The Spectacular Now" screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber have become purveyors of coming-of-age films, and they wouldn't have it any ...

Movie Review: The Spectacular Now

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.28.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the rare teenager who can see beyond tomorrow. While they may worry about the future, they tend to live in the moment because, among other things, they feel immortal and most have little evidence to the contrary.

Moved Back To LA So 'I Can Yell At The Top Of My Lungs'

2012-10-03-Screenshot20121003at4.20.30PM.png | Posted 01.25.2013 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine By Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as told to Elina Shatkin I am a third-generation Angeleno. My grandpa grew...

7 Movies To Get Over A Breakup

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

It seems that music playlists dominate the "breakup" genre. (If you're reading this from 1992, please insert the work "mixtape" in place of "playlist....

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Doesn't Think You Should Like His '(500) Days' Character

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.17.2012 | Entertainment

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's turn as Tom in "(500) Days of Summer" instantly solidified his standing as a heartthrob with an everyman twist, but the actor c...

Review: Celeste and Jesse Forever

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Both are about intense relationships between young adults that end -- and yet go on. Both are stories of love that has grown one-sided. And both ache with the unavoidable self-pity that goes along with that kind of situation -- while finding the laughs in that same circumstance.

The One Aspect Of 'Spider-Man' Marc Webb Wouldn't Recreate

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.26.2012 | Entertainment

"The Amazing Spider-Man" is director Marc Webb's second movie. This is not a statement on Webb -- whose first film was the almost universally loved "(...

The 10 Best Breakup Movies

the gloss | Posted 06.07.2012 | Women

Okay, Lola Versus The World comes out on Friday. We saw a screening yesterday, and it is charming. Oh my goodness, it is charming. I want Greta Gerwig...

Annals of the Overrated: Zooey Deschanel

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Between her cloyingly unfunny sitcom, New Girl, and her ubiquitous iPhone 4 commercials, she's way overfulfilled my daily -- nay, annual or even lifetime -- recommended dosage of Zooey Deschanel quirk.

'Lunch At Hooters With George Lucas': Clark Gregg Looks Back

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.30.2012 | Entertainment

Clark Gregg, who plays Agent Coulson in a little movie called "Marvel's The Avengers," stopped by the Huffington Post offices on Monday for a chat. Oh...

Summer Employment: Failures of an Aspiring Greeting Card Writer

Shara Azad | Posted 03.28.2012 | College
Shara Azad

I had never written any greeting card poetry before, but the principal of my high school once described me as "lyrical," which I figured had to count for something. The idea was planted.

Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Duet, The Cutest Thing Ever

Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment

It didn't work out so well for their characters in "500 Days of Summer," but Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel have gotten together to make the...

SLIDESHOW: Zooey Deschanel, Hardly 'The New Girl', And Her Biggest Roles

Posted 11.20.2011 | Celebrity

From "manic pixie dream girl" to deadpan sidekick and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's heartbreak, Zooey Deschanel has certainly had her fair share of monikers ...

HuffPost Review: The Art of Getting By

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This slight coming-of-age tale works better than it has any right to, thanks to the performances by the young actors and several of the supporting cast.

HuffPost Review: HappyThankYouMorePlease

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When I saw Josh Radnor's HappyThankYouMorePlease at Sundance in 2010, I wrote that it was "a hit-and-miss romantic comedy, a little too eager to pleas...

ReThink Review: No Strings Attached -- Is the Romantic Comedy Dead?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Does No Strings Attached manage to rise above the morass? Or is it further proof that the romantic comedy is a genre that should be put out of its misery?

Where's the Self Respect? What Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Accidentally Teaches Us About Self-Worth

Ari B. Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ari B. Rubin

I've seen Scott Pilgrim vs. the World before. A year ago, when it was called 500 Days of Summer. The spate of odes to delayed-adulthood are a call for help.

The Manic Pixie Dream Tramp

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Caroline Hagood

The emotions surrounding the MPDG run deeper than mere resentment. They are Amazing Manic Pixies only while they are loved. Before that, they are merely everyday women, and afterwards, they are harpies.

Leaving Sundance 2010: Parting Thoughts

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The roots of Sundance were acres of granola-flavored films about people in small towns or women in crisis or something that was equally high-minded but was consistently bemoaned as not being particularly commercial.

DVDs -- Fractured Fairy Tales

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Just when I despaired about the overweening cleverness of screenwriters confusing a chopped up timeline with intelligence and craft, two films popped up to prove there's still life in this unconventional convention.

From Philly to Cleveland: A Conversation With Daryl Hall & John Oates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I spoke to the most successful pop duo in music history on their new four-disc box set and their roles on the Cleveland Show.

2010: The Year We Make Contact

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Can the music business take a page from the movie industry's playbook and figure out how to reconnect people to music in a more personal way?