500 Days of Summer is another unconventional romcom that conveys the bittersweet taste of romance. One of the most memorable scenes is that where the screen splits to portray Tom’s expectations versus reality. No seriously, click on the link and watch it.
Tom, played by Joseph Gordon Levitt, experiences something that we have all experienced at some point: reality not living up to our expectations. Unfortunately, that doesn’t stop us from climbing up to the summit of the mountain of expectations hoping that, maybe this once, reality will be on our side.