Juli Ryan (juliryan)Wellington, New Zealand
Juli's Recent Reviews
This movie is so mean spirited. Skip it.
Set in the 1920 and early 30s, this lush film seems almost timeless. It's about a young woman's life working on a distillery for sorghum liquor in China's eastern provinces. The story seems like a fairy tale until the violence at the end. It is melodramatic, but the cinematography is so luscious and passionate that it is absolutely stunning.
Juli's Favorite Movies
I have watched Juno quite a few times now. It keeps drawing me in, which in my book, is the sign of a classic. Ellen Page is a such pleasure to watch, and Jason Bateman is so much fun to hate. The dialogue is brilliant, and the soundtrack sparkles. This is a smart movie with a big heart.