Category: Michael H. Weber

  • (500) Days of Summer by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber

    I recently re-watched (500) Days of Summer, and found the official web copy of the screenplay. As a film told out of chronological order, (500) Days of Summer‘s a screenplay worth-reading to understand storytelling from an externalised perspective. In (500) Days of Summer, the audience is updated in which of the (500) days our protagonist, Tom Hansen, […]

  • (500) Days of Summer — review

    (500) Days of Summer — review

    Neustadter and Weber are the same screenwriters who brought you The Fault in Our Stars, the love story (in)famously ending – spoiler alert – in tragedy when Augustus Waters died. It was an unconventional love story, and (500) Days of Summer begins with the acknowledgement that it is not a love story. It’s a story of boy meets girl, but that doesn’t make it a love story. Quite the opposite in fact, it’s a social experiment…