Based on the New York Times best-selling memoire by Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love
is the story of a New York writer named Liz (Julia Roberts), who ends her marriage and, saddled with regret, does what any rational person would do -- runs away for a journey around world. Though female self-discovery is the central focus of the film, director Ryan Murphy (Glee
) glosses over the plot in favor of picturesque exotic destinations photographed at sunset, food displayed with mouth-watering intensity, and supporting characters bursting with vitality. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with that imagery, but those familiar with the book might find Murphy’s inter...