If you were a fan of Elizabeth Gilbert's "Eat Pray Love" -- and millions were -- you've got to be excited by the movie adaptation that stars Julia Roberts. Judging by the trailer, there will be plenty of gorgeous scenery -- from Italian cities to Balinese fields -- in the post-divorce odyssey. And Roberts has the talent to carry off Gilbert's complicated personality, including the humorous nature that made her writing so enjoyable. I liked the book's "Eat" section, but found it hard to get into the others. So it will be interesting to see how meditation and other esoteric moments translate into film. (That is, if my wife pulls me into the theater to see it. But having dragged her to see The Hurt Locker last weekend, I probably owe her one.) The release date is August 13.

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