Thursday, August 6, 2009

Julie & Julia

I have been eagerly anticipating the movie Julie & Julia and I happily accepted advance screening passes from a friend. I have to be honest though. As a kid, I thought Julia Child was "that weird old lady" on PBS. It wasn't until much later that I understood her significance in the culinary and TV cooking world. Her cookbook, Mastering The Art of French Cooking is a must-have for any kitchen.
So, I want to see this movie for two main reasons: 1) It celebrates the life of an amazingly brave, pioneering woman and 2) It's the first major film about a blogger. And that's a lot for one movie! I'm just so excited to see a blogger in the spotlight. I really do think this is an important statement about the significance of blogging. So, on Friday, all of us bloggers should toast to this milestone! And of course, I'd love to hear how you enjoyed the movie. Cheers!

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2 comments:

City Girl said...

How fun you got to see the movie early! :) And I agree, it's significant for all bloggers :)

City Girl DC said...

As I've heard other reviewers say, I would have preferred a movie just about Julia Child. At 2 hours long, it got rather slow at times and I didn't find the storyline about Julie Powell very interesting. Oh well.