Mr. Movie

August 9, 2012 3:50 PM

'Hope Springs' but not eternally

Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones shine, as usual, but a sadly lacking and underwritten script by Vanessa Taylor and tepid direction from David Frankel leave the stars dangling hopelessly.

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Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.

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