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Eat Pray Love is Yawn Fiddle Stretch

Eat Pray Love, Ryan’s Murphy’s film about Julia Roberts’ spiritual journey set partly in India gets a thumbs down from The Guardian’s film critic Peter Bradshaw

Sit, watch, groan. Yawn, fidget, stretch. Eat Snickers, pray for end of dire film about Julia Roberts‘s emotional growth, love the fact it can’t last for ever. Wince, daydream, frown. Resent script, resent acting, resent dinky tripartite structure. Grit teeth, clench fists, focus on plot. Troubled traveller Julia finds fulfilment through exotic foreign cuisine, exotic foreign religion, sex with exotic foreign Javier Bardem. Film patronises Italians, Indians, Indonesians. Julia finds spirituality, rejects rat race, gives Balinese therapist 16 grand to buy house. Balinese therapist is grateful thankful, humble. Sigh, blink, sniff. Check watch, groan, slump. more

Julia Roberts now a ‘practicing Hindu’

Julia Roberts, star of the new movie “Eat, Pray, Love,” which tells the story of a soul-searching character, is now a practicing Hindu.

In an interview with Elle magazine, Robert says she worships with her husband, cameraman Danny Moder, and their three children.

She was born to Catholic and Baptist parents.

From New York Daily News: “I’m definitely a practicing Hindu,” says Roberts, adding that she takes her entire brood – including husband Danny Moder and their kids Henry, 3, and 5-year-old twins Phinnaeus and Hazel – to temple on a regular basis.

More here in Mercury News, here at Elle and in TOI