Film Non-Review: We (Almost) Saw Julie & Julia Last Night

Film Non-Review: We (Almost) Saw Julie & Julia Last Night

Faith Durand
Jul 22, 2009

Well, we had hoped to bring you a review of Julie & Julia today, as there was a screening last night in our town and we scored free tickets. Free tickets turned out to be a misnomer, though, as the studio and PR agency gave out far, far too many passes, and hundreds of people who showed up well ahead of the screening time were turned away at the door.

We have a hunch there were a lot more screenings across the country last night, though, and so we're curious. Did you see this first film about a food blogger, and if so, what did you think?

If you did see it, tell us! We'd love to hear your thoughts.

I was also intrigued by how many people showed up for this screening last night. Yes, I know advance film screenings are always purposefully overbooked, but this one was either grossly, massively overbooked, or else nearly everyone who had a pass showed up. That definitely speaks well for the topic of this movie; Julia Child is so loved, and it seems like this one is going to be a hit.

Related: Survey: Are You Looking Forward to Seeing Julie & Julia?

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