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Paris Week: A Thirty-Something Blogger on "Julie & Julia"

I left the movie theater pensive, teary, and, frankly melancholy. Not because “Julie & Julia” was a sad movie in the least – the film glows with joy. Nora Ephron has created an elegant love letter to America’s favorite French chef and the blogger who made her name while making Julia’s recipes. Indeed, Meryl Streep brings luminosity and comedy to her tall, solid Julia Child – traits which, by all accounts, the real Ms. Child possessed in spades. And Amy Adams’ portrayal of Julie Powell is one of humor and life as well.

But when I left the movie theater last week, I wasn’t filled with a great sense of joie de vivre. Instead, I was fighting back tears...

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