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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Meryl Streep -- at her brilliant, beguiling best -- is the spice that does the trick for the yummy Julie & Julia. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Few movies are as delightful as Julie & Julia. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Spiced with plenty of humor and affection. show more

  • 50
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Strangely, though, there isn't enough for one movie, and the first clue to why lurks in the title's ampersand, a sort of linguistic duct tape holding together two stories that never really function as one. show more

  • 88
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Even if you don't give a shiitake mushroom about food, there's much to savor in this lively comedy with dramatic aftertastes. show more

  • 70
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Streep is the most important ingredient in this recipe. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    As enjoyable as this foodie movie is, you wish it would take a deeper, more nuanced measure of the women who, in two different eras, star in the movie's kitchens. show more

  • 75
    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. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    There's very little doubt in my mind that somewhere, culinary legend Julia Child is fuming about being consigned to a double bio-pic with a whiny, self-centered cooking blogger. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    This is blissful moviemaking. Much of the pleasure we have in watching it comes from seeing Tucci and, obviously, Streep connect. show more

  • April 24, 2010 Gthang817
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    I meant like the character "Julie" and yes im a gangzta and i admit i liked this movie ha-ha!!

  • January 24, 2010 Doctormircoslav
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    Hey there. I saw this one with my wife last Friday. Belive me, it s not a Movie for Guys. If you like cooking, maby ! : ) Of course Meryl Streep is brilliant like always but this movie is done for women. The Story is nice but the movie goes really slow. Sometimes a scatch that you smile but no big deal to make this Movie more intresting. Sorry, I can t give more than 3 Stars. Regards Mircoslav

  • January 15, 2010 gymnastglenn15
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    I loved it! I loved it sooo much!

  • January 01, 2010 Alienzoom
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    I honestly like to cook so I thought this movie was okay but yes it was pretty boring.

  • December 19, 2009 GINNY
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    I WAS VERY DISAPPOINTED .THE FILM WAS QUITE BORING.I EXPECTED MORE MERYL STREEP WAS VERY GOOD WITH HER ACCENT,BUT IT JUMPED BACK AND FORTH MUCH TO MUCH.

  • October 12, 2009 grtrealtor
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    Rarely does Meryl Streep make a bad movie......which is why I ignored the negative reviews. But yeah, this movie was BORING from start to finish. Honestly not worth your time.

  • October 09, 2009 Nickmascolo
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    It sucked

  • October 04, 2009 Dianne and Larry
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    I loved this movie! It was inspiring and uplifting! I am a foodie and have used Julia's recipes on many occasions and thus was intrigued by what went on behind the scenes during the times those recipes were being written. I think when everyone enthusiastically applauds at the end of the show says it all! People came out smiling and VERY hungry!

  • September 20, 2009 billandlaura754
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    Overall I enjoyed the storyline of this movie. Although Meryl Streep is a talented actress, it deeply sadden me that Hollywood has to put their political digs into a movie that has nothing to do with politics. I don't think Julia Childs would have approved of the arrogance or political incorrectness that was so distasteful in this movie. Even though I enjoy watching Meryl Streep the actress, I will not be wasting my money on any more of her movies.

  • September 20, 2009 Deborah
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    forgot to rate it.

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