good movie to watch one time
over 2 years
Will be good to watch once if you're passionate about cooking and blogging!
over 3 years
Streep's Julia Child scenes are amazing; Adams' are not.
over 4 years
It is nice and enjoyable. Quite inspiring actually.
almost 5 years
Charmant! Cute, warm and savoury, like a nice serving of beef bourguignon.
over 5 years
Wonderful movie. I can't decide whether it makes me want to write or to cook.
over 5 years
Fine..? Not sure this warranted 2 hours of my time.
over 6 years
Great Friday night flick with a block of chocolate & a cup of tea.
almost 7 years
I wanted to cook some French food after this movie! Meryl kills it as Julia Child.
over 7 years
Fluffy movie about cooking and blogging. If you are interested in neither - Avoid!
Julie & Julia is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nora Ephron starring Meryl Streep, Stanley Tucci, Amy Adams, and Chris Messina. The film contrasts the life of chef Julia Child in the early years of her culinary career with the life of young New Yorker Julie Powell, who aspires to cook all 524 recipes in Child's cookbook in 365 days, a challenge she described on her popular blog that would make her a published author.
Ephron's screenplay is adapted from two books: My Life in France, Child's autobiography written with Alex Prud'homme, and a memoir by Powell documenting online her daily experiences cooking each of the 524 recipes in Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and she later began reworking that blog, The Julie/Julia Project. Both of these books were written and published in the same time frame (2004–06). The film is the first major motion picture based on a blog.
In March 2008, Ephron began filming with Streep as Child and Adams as Powell. On...