Share

Watch It

Enter your location to get local movie times + tickets:
On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: Now

Julie & Julia Review

Movies.com Critics

3.5

Dave White Profile

& duck fat Read full review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    66

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Strangely, though, there isn't enough for one movie, and the first clue to why lurks in the title's ampersand, a sort of linguistic duct tape holding together two stories that never really function as one.

    Read Full Review

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    As enjoyable as this foodie movie is, you wish it would take a deeper, more nuanced measure of the women who, in two different eras, star in the movie's kitchens.

    Read Full Review

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Spiced with plenty of humor and affection.

    Read Full Review

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    One can’t help but wonder if Ephron would’ve been better off focusing exclusively on Child: She’s simply more interesting screen company.

    Read Full Review

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    It hooks you up, happily, to your inner top chef.

    Read Full Review

  • See all Julie & Julia reviews at Metacritic.com

Advertisement