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For Bill Murray, playing Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the new film “Hyde Park on Hudson” meant risking some serious derision. Now 62, Murray carries with him a huge recognition factor thanks to a host of comedies: "Stripes," "Caddyshack,"...
*1/2 (out of four) President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Bill Murray) drives his fifth cousin Daisy (Laura Linney) to an isolated field. He puts her hand on his thigh and unfastens his pants. You know where this is going. Daisy must be awfully good with...
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The music’s the best thing about the peculiar, demurely prurient “Hyde Park on Hudson,” starring Bill Murray as Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Laura Linney as his spinster fifth cousin, Daisy Suckley. Setting the scene, and the mood,...
Channel Guide MagazineThe events of the film Hyde Park on Hudson are seen through the eyes of Daisy Suckley (Laura Linney), neighbor to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Bill Murray) and his wife, Eleanor (Olivia Williams). In June 1939, FDR and Eleanor hosted the king...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelMight Bill Murray make a good Franklin Delano Roosevelt? He just might. Director Roger Michell thinks so. The Vulture reports he's lined up Murray to star in his film “Hyde Park on the Hudson,” a film that takes its title from FDR's home. It's...
Culture MonsterThere‚Äôs something so inherently agreeable about the novels of Jane Austen that the works are almost above criticism. The harshest thing one could say about these sharply observed romantic fairy tales, which have been steadily increasing their cult...
To the Wonder Available on VOD beginning April 12 Early buzz on Terence Malick's film pegged it as a muddled rehash of the director's crazily ambitious "The Tree of Life," but that's not entirely accurate. Some of Malick's trademarks have become...
Rather than merely doing an impersonation, Bill Murray makes a surprisingly credible Franklin Delano Roosevelt in director Roger Michell's ("Notting Hill") portrait of the president during a weekend visit from British royalty (Samuel West, Olivia Colman)...
TELLURIDE, Colo. — Actors are used to pressure, but the task before Bill Murray in "Hyde Park on Hudson" was more than a little stressful. Director Roger Michell said that if the "Ghostbusters" and "Groundhog Day" veteran didn't want to star as...
Los Angeles Times Film CriticWhen Ronald Reagan was asked, as he periodically was, whether his experience as an actor had helped him to be an effective president, he'd genially respond that he didn't know how anybody could do the job without having been an actor. He was, Reagan...
Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael...
The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6.†The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...
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