Eat Pray Love
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Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having -- a husband, a house, a successful career -- yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused, and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced and at a crossroads, Gilbert steps out of her comfort zone, risking everything to change her life, embarking on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery. In her travels, she discovers the true pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy; the power of prayer in India, and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36%

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"The film version is pure wish-fulfillment fantasy."
‑ Connie Ogle, Miami Herald
"The movie is completely aware of its own riches; it fills up your plate and dares you not to eat."
‑ Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York
"Eat Pray Love is overlong and quickly becomes tedious. It features narcissistic, inward looking characters of no interest at all and amounts to a very poorly made film."
‑ Will Chadwick, We Got This Covered
"Julia's late career seems an apologia for buying someone else's husband and getting away with it, for the most part, in the court of public opinion."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"full review at Movies for the Masses"
‑ Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses
"The movie is aware of its own riches; it fills up your plate and dares you not to eat."
‑ Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out
"Try not to hoot when the gaunt Roberts makes a bring-on-the-flab speech to persuade the equally slender Tuva Novotny to eat pizza, even if they get "muffin tops.""
‑ David Edelstein, New York Magazine/Vulture
"Liz maybe the most unlikeable character Julia Roberts has ever had to play, not because co-writer/director Ryan Murphy is trying to make her so but because everything the film does pushes her in that direction."
‑ Joshua Starnes,
"During the India scenes, Liz accuses Richard from Texas of spouting a bunch of bumper-sticker slogans... as though her revelations are any better."
‑ Andy Klein, Christian Science Monitor
"El mayor problema es el subrayado permanente de lo que suele llamarse "mensaje", eso que supuestamente el espectador debe descubrir en el transcurso de una película y llevarse al final para su casa y que aquí está servido como receta."
‑ Enrique Buchichio, Uruguay Total
"We're not so much involved in the movie as idly registering it -- eavesdropping, almost, on a conversation at an adjoining table."
‑ David Denby, New Yorker
"The movie left me with the feeling of being trapped with a person of privilege who won't stop with the whine whine whine."
‑ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"A seemingly interminable romantic travelogue that feels as though it takes as long to watch as the year-long spiritual quest it depicts."
‑ Jason Best, Movie Talk
"[Takes] itself too seriously, even while it contains all the trappings of one of the most lighthearted movie genres, the 'travel romance' or 'travel therapy' movie."
‑ Jeffrey Chen, Window to the Movies
"Merely good and not great as many fans of the book hoped it would be."
‑ Katina Vangopoulos, Moviedex
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