As the Food Section reported Monday, the reward to those who sat through one of the most boring Oscars in history was a nine-second clip of the upcoming movie Julie & Julia, presented as part of a montage of films set to be released in 2009. The clip is so short and fuzzy as to be frustrating; nonetheless, you get a glimpse of Meryl Streep making cheerful Julia Child faces and Amy Adams making a mess in the kitchen:

After this amuse-bouche, you may want further sustenance. For that, see Julie Powell’s original blog, in which she attempted to cook her way through Child’s classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and Powell’s up-to-date personal blog, on which she rants about the movie, the smugness of pregnant women, and the travails of releasing her next book.

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