Year of Release: 2009
Director: Nora Ephron
Approx. Running Time: 123 minutes
My Rating: 4 stars (Out of 5)
From Back Cover:
"Meryl Streep is at her brilliant, beguiling best!"
-Peter Travers, ROLLING STONE
A culinary legend provides a frustrated office worker with a new recipe for life in Julie & Julia, the true stories of how Julie Child's (Meryl Streep) life and cookbook inspired fledgling writer Julie Powell (Amy Adams) to whip up 524 recipes in 365 days and introduce a new generation to the magic of French cooking. Stanley Tucci (The Devil Wears Prada) co-stars in director Nora Ephron's delicious comedy about joy, obsession and butter. Bon appétit!
Though I've always had a sort of passive respect for both Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, neither of them are enough to make me want to see a movie. Couple that with my near total lack of interest in cooking and, for that matter, Julia Child, and this was one movie I really had no desire to see.
However, I was more than pleasantly surprised. It is a really funny, really sweet and just plain entertaining movie.
Rated PG-13 (MPAA)
2009 (Year Of Release)