Wednesday, September 16, 2009

David Denby on Meryl Streep

From the New Yorker review of JULIE AND JULIA. "The movie is memorable, of course, for Streep’s performance. Like a tall ship at full sail, she leans, tilts, and billows. Odd explosions of air—whoops, exclamations—come hurtling through the passageways. She runs out of breath, and then settles, mysteriously, like an old Bible that italicizes ordinary words, on a single syllable."

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