(500) Days of Summer and Happy Bluebirds

Written on August 18, 2009 at 2:43 pm, by Amelia

Have y’all seen (500) Days of Summer?

500 Days of Summer with Joseph Gordon-Levitt

If not, you should remedy that situation immediately.  It’s a charming lil’ piece of cinema.  It also sports a not-at-all subtle nod to Song of the South, as seen above.

It’s neat that despite attempts to sweep Song of the South under the rug, its cultural influence remains largely undiminished, especially in film.

I mean, it’s totally understood that a bluebird swooping in means good times aplenty.  And let me tell you — it’s a legit good times in the scene above, hoo boy.

5 Comments to (500) Days of Summer and Happy Bluebirds

  1. Mama Shakes says:

    I love to see that old Disney clip. Thanks for putting it up again. I’ll go see the new version this weekend, but I bet the song’s not as good!

  2. Still enjoying our Japanese DVD of SOTS waiting for Disney to get their act together. C’mon folks!

  3. Benjy says:

    Don’t forget the zip-a-dee-doo-dah scene in “Fletch Lives.”

  4. Utterly understand what your stance in this matter. Though Id disagree on some of the finer particulars, I think you did an superior job explaining it. Certain beats having to analysis it on my own. Thanks. Anyway, in my language, there arent a lot good supply like this.

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