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Julie And Julia

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Overall 8
8.0

Cinematic treats in the story about gastronomic ones

Davor Blazevic (davor.blazevic@yahoo.com), IMDb
10 January 2010
  • Summary: Twenty years after writing her best screenplay so far, When Harry Met Sally... (movie directed by Rob Reiner), Nora Ephron has finally matched it, at least with one story in her latest attempt titled Julie & Julia. In the meantime, combining it with her writing talents, she has directed a string of movies, including her commonly most acclaimed film Sleepless in Seattle, as well as seriously under-appreciated, though oddly amusing lineup of eccentric characters, brought...
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Overall 7
7.0

Meryl's Julia: What A Dish

M. J Arocena, IMDb
19 August 2009
  • Summary: Meryl Streep continues to amaze. There's never been an actress quite like her. Her body of work is a gallery of character without parallel. After 3 decades she is still brand new. She never became a parody of herself like many other great actresses before her and, chances are, she never will. Here she recreates a popular icon, fearlessly. Her joy is utterly contagious and her side of the film is a marvel. Amy Adams, good as she is, becomes an unwelcome distraction.
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Overall 7
7.0

Bon appetite!

Rick Swift, IMDb
14 August 2009
  • Summary: "Julie & Julia" is based on the book by the same name, which is based on the true story by Julie Powell about "The Julie & Julia Project". Julie (Amy Adams) is a government employee working in New York City in the year following 9/11. She, her husband Eric (Chris Messina) and their cat live in an apartment above a pizza parlor. All of her friends are successful in their careers. Julie is not. Of course, we all know who Julia Child is!!
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Overall 7
7.0

Still too much Julie

Favog, IMDb
11 August 2009
  • Summary: Saw it at a Sunday matinée in the multiplex up the street. The place was packed and we got there just in time -- the theater sold out right after we got our tickets. Seems to be a popular movie, here in DC anyway. Young married Julie Powell is a miserable cubicle-dweller whose husband encourages her to write a blog about preparing every recipe in volume one of Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" in the space of a year. Great premise, right?
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Overall 8
8.0

Delightful Instant Classic. I Laughed. I Cried. But "Julie" Part a Bit Weak.

Danusha_Goska Save Send Delete, IMDb
11 August 2009
  • Summary: The good parts of "Julie and Julia" are so darn strong, beautiful, and new that J&J becomes an instant classic. Grateful audiences are going to be laughing and crying and being inspired by this movie for a long, long time. The Julie portion is the weaker of the two, but not so weak that it sinks the film. Meryl Streep as Julia Child is one of the most endearing, arresting performances ever.
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Overall 8
8.0

Meryl Streep

nycmec, IMDb
10 August 2009
  • Summary: Ms. Streep's performance alone makes this film worthwhile--in recent years she has really shown her great talent as a comedian (Adaptation, Devil Wears Prada, this film). She has great comic timing, and always goes just far enough for the laugh, and usually not too far that it feels staged or unnatural. From the reviews I read, I was really expecting not to like the "Julie" half of this movie--but I was pleasantly surprised.
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Overall 9
9.0

a pleasant comedy

kmbartz, IMDb
22 July 2009
  • Summary: I saw this film in preview last evening and believe it's a winner on several levels. The performances by the leads and the many supporting roles are great - you can't help loving the characters portrayed. The biographic nature of the 'Juila' story combines nicely with the more present day 'Julie' storyline - leaving the viewer to route for Julie's cooking goal while simply falling in love with Meryl Streep's Julia Child.
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Overall 8
8.0

Delicious

emshark, IMDb
14 July 2009
  • Summary: I was lucky enough to receive tickets for an advance screening, and was plenty excited about attending. There was a slight hiccup when someone started the film 15 minutes before it was meant to start so they stopped it ten minutes in and then restarted it again at the actual time. This actually was not annoying at all because it gave me a chance to look at the background details.
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Overall 9
9.0

Wonderful! Charming! Don't go hungry!

fifibelle, IMDb
10 July 2009
  • Summary: Saw this movie at a private screening last night. What a lovely movie! Amy Adams is playing Julie -- a part that Meg Ryan used to play when she was young and adorable. Amy so is! Chris Messina as Eric, her husband, is a saint (you'll understand why I say that when you see the movie). Stanley Tucci is wonderful and you'll just love him. But nobody can top La Streep! Every time she appears on screen, the film just glows.
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Overall 8
8.0

"Bon Apetit!"

jordathan, IMDb
10 July 2009
  • Summary: i never really liked Meryl Streep that much until "Doubt" last year. and i've always been in love with Amy Adams. so when i found out the two were in yet another film together, i jumped at the chance to go to a prescreening. i expected the film to be good, but it was even better than expected.
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