julie and julia

2009: Best Moments in a Theater

Chick 1 says:star-trek

(I know everyone else is done with “year in review” articles but it is still January…just barely.)

Following a canon-destroying scene, the title card comes up with Michael Giacchino’s magnificent score underneath it. I am about to watch one of the best scifi movies in a long time. (Star Trek)

Pixar creates a perfect 10 minute film with a delightful 86 minute sequel attached. (Up) Read more

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Review: Julie & Julia

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I actually came across the book that this movie is based on a couple of months ago in a thrift store.  I bought it for $1 and read it pretty quickly.  It’s a light, easy read.  Was looking forward to this, especially seeing Meryl Streep as Julia Child.  Yummo!

The Basics: Downtrodden & drifting Julie decides to write a blog, cooking her way through 524 recipes in Julia Childs’ Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  We also see Julia Child’s time in Paris and her own journey from aimless housewife to one of the world’s most influential chefs.

What I Liked:  Of course, Meryl Streep is magnificent.  Read more

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