It's kind of like sex. The new Meryl Streep-Tommy Lee Jones movie, Hope Springs, can be a little messy and uneven. You need to take your time with it, be patient and open. But it is ultimately satisfying.
Hope Springs, about a Nebraskan housewife whose needs aren't being met by her husband, is an impressively frank examination of a marriage gone stale. As a public service, I attempted to sort out the various breakthroughs I had while watching.