Hyde Park on Hudson (December 7)
Cast: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Williams
Directed by: Roger Michell
Thumbnail Synopsis: Margaret Suckley (Linney), an ordinary resident of the upstate New York town of Hyde Park, begins a love affair with her distant cousin… who also happens to be the nation’s 32nd president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Murray).
Receive or Return? The casting of Bill Murray as FDR is certainly intriguing. Too bad it’s the only interesting thing about this otherwise snoozy, awards-baiting prestige picture.
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