Julie & Julia
Julie & Julia (2009)

Based on two true stories, "Julie & Julia" intertwines the lives of two women who, though separated by time and space, are both at loose ends until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter,… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 8, 2009
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Boosted by Meryl Streep's charismatic performance as Julia Child, Julie and Julia is a light, but fairly entertaining culinary comedy.

Ruth Hessey
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

Ebullient, witty, and wonderfully warm-hearted Julie & Julia is a celebration of how to live life to the full.

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Charlie McCollum
San Jose Mercury News

Sometimes a meal can be less than perfect but still so thoroughly enjoyable that a missed ingredient here or a bit of overcooking there doesn't really matter.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Streep does an amazing job bringing television cooking legend Julia Child to life and making us smile every frame of the way.

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Nina Caplan
Time Out

A film that's charming, funny - especially when Streep is on screen, broadcasting her superb impression of the tall, charismatic, high-pitched Child - but leaves you with a dissatisfaction with modern life that no culinary masterpiece can relieve.

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David Denby
New Yorker

Julie & Julia is one of the gentlest, most charming American movies of the past decade.

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Don Groves
sbs.com.au

Half-baked comedy barely whets the appetite.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The main reason for seeing this is Meryl Streep's deft comic performance as the fluttery TV chef.

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

One can't help but wonder if Ephron would've been better off focusing exclusively on Child: She's simply more interesting screen company. But Ephron's commercial touch serves her well here.

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Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review

You might dismiss this as a "chick flick", but I think anyone can enjoy it. You don't have to leave your "Manly-Man" card at the door.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
Okay so from reading the back of the DVD i couldnt have expected much from this movie, but i did and it was just a bit of a disappointment! For two hours worth… More
Drew Smith
There are exactly two reasons to see this movie. Just reading that sentence, you've probably figured out the first one, and it is a true testament to her… More
Thomas Bowler
Constantly on the precipice of sickly sweet but tempered with some great performances from Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci. Full review later.
Daniel Perry
A friend recently told me that he has a hard time watching Meryl Streep, because he doesn't see characters, he just sees Meryl Streep Acting. Interesting.… More
Anthony Lawrie
I'm 50/50 on this one. I loved the Julia Childs half of the story but loathed the Julie Powell half. Meryl Streep was perfect casting, I wasn't… More
paul sandberg
Julia and Julie combines the efforts of two books, one the memoirs of Julia Child's experiences in Paris (with other bits included from her pen-pal… More