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Julie And Julia

Viewed: 18 December 2009
Directed by: Nora Ephron
Listed in: Movies, Netflix

Meryl Streep is delightful as Julia Child. As is Stanley Tucci as Paul Child. Julie is forgettable and becomes annoying, as when Amy Adams was on screen, I missed the colorful, postwar Paris lifestyle of the Childs. I wish the film had stayed in that fantasy world. Queens is depicted as grim and dull, and the characters populating it narcissistic and aggravating. Julia would have been a much stronger film, if it could leave Julie behind.

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