‘Hope Gap’, Like the Marriage it Portrays, is Pleasant but Entirely Bored and Stale

Set in the English coastal town of Seaford, Grace (Annette Bening with a slightly wobbly British accent) and Edward (Bill Nighy) share a comfortable yet unsatisfactory life. Grace spends her days reciting poetry (which she is collecting for an anthology), Edward is more serious, working as a teacher with a penchant for correcting Wikipedia entries…