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Hope Springs

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

August 08, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

David Frankel

Starring :

Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, Tommy Lee Jones, David Frankel, Ben Rappaport, Elisabeth Shue, Jean Smart, Susan Misner, Mimi Rogers, Marin Ireland, Brett Rice

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..still be recommended as superior entertainment for card-carrying grown-ups..”
by Kat Murphy [MSN Movies]
Review rate : B+

“..spectacularly well matched and attuned to each other..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
Review rate : C

“..much like the marriage with which it's concerned, the more it tries to spice things up, the harder it becomes to enjoy. The moments when either works, though, really ought to count for something..”
by William Goss [Film.com]
2 of 4

“..lukewarm stream of pablum for a hard nugget of truth..”
by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 4

“..it's going for the truth in people's lives and, for the most part, it finds it..”
by Charlie McCollum [San Jose Mercury News]
3 of 4

“..is no comedy but something far more rare: a Hollywood story of grown-ups, working through something far more complicated than happily-ever-after..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
“..is an altogether pleasant surprise: a mainstream dramedy that frankly and intelligently addresses the challenges facing a couple after 31 years of marriage..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
“..holds few surprises but delivers plenty of warmth..”
by Justin Lowe [Hollywood Reporter]
4 of 5

“..extraordinary movies as real and grown up as this don't come much from major studios anymore, making Hope Springs a unique treat..”
by Pete Hammond [Boxoffice Magazine]
“..a rom-com that's trying to impress viewers with its progressive, sensitive sexual politics..”
by Simon Abrams [Village Voice]
3.5 of 5

“..a charming film. Not a great one, but a good one..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]

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