[review] period horror mystery 'the little stranger' favors slow-build chills steeped in ambiguity [review] 'the quake' is a disaster film with character work, and an unnecessary earthquake. Reviews of julie & julia (2009) by critics and fans watch video reviews uploaded by users. Film review: julia x (2011) hack johnson 10/24/2012 film reviews rate this movie: synopsis: meeting a man on the internet, julia decides to see him in person, only. I got to see the new movie, julie & julia, over the weekend while i enjoyed the film, i can't say i loved it what i loved: meryl streep's brilliant performance as julia child stanley tucci as julia's husband, paul child getting to watch the story of julia child on the big screen — all the.
Julia child, in short, is a hugely worthy subject for a biographical film julie powell, no offense, is not as a result, julie & julia , written and directed by nora ephron, is a radically. Two true stories, fifty years apart: julia child learning the art of french cooking in the early 1950s, and julie powell, who vows to cook every recipe in julia's book in one year, and write about it on her blog. Food metaphors seem like the cheap way to go with nora ephron's julie & julia so let's see if i can write this entire review without using on. Read an interview with ephron hereif, as screenwriter and director nora ephron has done, you take two foodie memoirs, fold one into the other and add judicious.
Nora ephron's latest film is a dose of stodgy comfort food in the form of a complacent, mediocre film, finds peter bradshaw. Julia child and julie powell - both of whom wrote memoirs - find their lives intertwined though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends until they discover that with the right co. Julia child spent many years on her definitive cookbook, mastering the art of french cooking, and she took her time because she was obsessed with getting each dish exactly right. Julie & julia movie review: critics rating: 3 stars, click to give your rating/review,the film draws most of its charm from the performances and the character studies.
I've just returned home from an advanced screening of julie and julia, and while i'd like to stay calm, cool, and collected and write an analytical and objective review of the film without using effusive words i have to admit. By helen geib by now you've probably already read in the reviews, or seen in a blurb, or heard from a friend that meryl streep is fantastic as julia child in julie & julia. Read movie and film review for julie & julia (2009) - nora ephron on allmovie - everybody needs inspiration julie powell wanted.
Ephron reunites with streep for this slightly overlong and very girly drama based on two true stories, both of which are involving and well-played the comedy is earthy and real, and the film looks good enough to eatin 1949, julia. Rotten tomatoes gave the film a score of 75% based on 212 reviews, with an average score of 67/10 with a certified fresh rating, and the site's critical consensus states: boosted by meryl streep's charismatic performance as julia child, julie & julia is a light, but fairly entertaining culinary comedy. Film review julie & julia , one of the yearâ€™s most delectable films, proves julia child was the real culprit: julia and her obsessive, inviolable love for the culinary delights of france and especially its b-u-t-t-e-r.
Julie & julia intercuts scenes from the life of julia child in the late 1940s and 1950s with those of julie powell, a queens writer who uses her love of julia as the foundation for a blog she begins in 2002. As is my habit, i saw julie & julia, then i read julie powell's book, and then i saw julie & julia again before starting this review so i knew nothing about julie powell, and almost nothing about julia child, when i formed my first impressions of nora ephron's film. Julie & julia demonstrates how two characters so similar can diverge based largely on setting and the actors playing them the film contains wonderful performances but stops loses our attention when food and the love of cooking are no longer the central theme.
Julia child's most famous cookbook was published in 1961 in 2002 julie powell cooks her way through it. The julie parts are a little sniveling compared to the julia scenes julie is a tad too self-absorbed but then julia was part of a strong and plucky generation whereas julie (and many of us) are part of a self-centered whiny generation. Critics consensus: boosted by meryl streep's charismatic performance as julia child, julie and julia is a light, the title of this film should be amended to julie, julia, & nora nora ephron's. Thoroughly enjoyable movie with a fabulous portrayal of julia by streep also wonderful as julie was amy adams i felt julia's joy when she was cooking and eating and could feel amy's grief and fatigue in the tiny little kitchen.
With just one word — butter — she's got you meryl streep slathers so much salacious joie de vivre onto that one line reading early in julie & julia that we know we're in for a. My review of the french thriller, julia score - 25 / 5. Film review: julia (2014) i know that for the sake of the film the men julia had to entrap needed to be douchebags and she was trained to pick them out, but i.