Posts Tagged ‘Bill Murray’

City Arts: Presidents in Lust

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Bill Murray as FDR in Hyde Park on Hudson Historical man-sharing in ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’ Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s deification–once the preoccupation of Depression and WWII survivors–comes to an end in Hyde Park on Hudson, a tell-all semi-bio-pic that is really about the women in FDR’s harem. Screenwriter Richard Nelson’s presumptuous aspersions present FDR’s wife Eleanor (Olivia Williams) as a lesbian, his secretary Missy (Elizabeth [&hellip
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Get Low

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

By Armond White Faking Americana, Get Low tells the tale of a 1920s backwoods loner named Bush (Robert Duvall) who seeks a funeral (“It’s time to get low”) before he dies. Director Aaron Schneider’s feature debut is so naive about small-town life and rural habits that he misses the humor in this premise. It seems [&hellip
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