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Review: Julie & Julia (2009)

Julie and Julia

Based on true events, the film’s a narrative of two very interesting and fascinating women whose passion for cooking taught them more in life than tasting and enjoying the food. Meryl Streep plays chef Julia Child who “taught America how to cook” and Amy Adams, as Julia Powell, a young writer in New York who lives with his husband. Powell with the encouragement of his husband took on the challenge to cook every recipe that Child has published and recounts her progress through a blog. This attracts the attention of many including the media and Julia Child herself.

The film also recounts Julia Child’s experience in France with his husband who works for the US government – as she was introduced to the art of cooking thus producing Mastering the Art of French Cooking and introducing French Cuisine in America.

As usual, La Streep was at her best – yet again. Like how does she do it? Meryl’s a different kind of artist – I mean she’s UP UP there. Like who could even rival her greatness? She’s very enigmatic on the screen and playing Julia Child, it’s like we’re really watching the real Julia Child. I even thought that she should’ve won the Oscars for her performance. Amy Adams on the other hand was equally stunning, this girl simply complimented Streep’s screen prowess. She’d some moments in the film but obviously, it was THE Meryl Streep who carry the film altogether.

Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy
Rating: 9 out of 10
Director: Nora Ephron
Starring: Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, Chris Messina, Linda Emond, Jane Lynch

via Pinoy Exchange 2014 Movie Challenge
30 Days Movie Challenge – Day 09: A movie of your favorite actress (Meryl Streep) 

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2011 SAG Awards Best Dressed!

drum roll please….

Sofia Vergara

Sofia is always a hit flaunting her assets in the red carpet –this time, wearing a blue Roberto Cavalli gown. We Just totally LOVE her so we are declaring her the Ultimate Best Dressed of the night!

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Julie Bowen

Julie had a make or break challenge of the night choosing to wear a black Catherine Maladrino pantsuit complete with a plunging neckline and a low back. She WORKED it BIG TIME!

January Jones

We’re going crazy mad with beautiful January donning a Carolina Herrera dress! A back-to-back stunning red carpet appearance!

Claire Danes

She finally got it right in this Louis Vuitton gown with earrings and bracelets by Fred Leighton.

Amber Riley

‘girl is looking fine in this Anne Barge creation. Whoo! Total hotness,tbh.

Dianna Agron

Dianna is looking equally fine wearing a vintage Chanel gown!

Heather Morris

She look divine in this Romona Keveza peach gown with crystal embroided bodice! Way to go girl!

Lea Michele

Lea is a star who knows how to always work the red carpet – this time wearing an Oscar de la Renta gown with matching clutch.

Natalie Portman

Big time winner Natalie was as usual looking glam rocking this his Azzaro’s “Jungle” gown with matching $2 million worth of Tiffany &Co. jewelry!

Jennifer Lawrence

Winter’s Bone Lawrence was definitely a stand out with this hot pink Oscar de la Renta gown. Yes.’We HEART it!

Honorable Fierce Mentions!

Kim Kardashian in a Marchesa plum draped chiffon gown

Julianna Margulies in Yves Saint Laurent

Hilary Swank in nude Versace

Hailee Steinfeld in a mermaid style Prada gown with orange, pink, and black stripes

Jane Lynch in Ali Rahiimi with a Swarovski clutch

Annette Bening

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