Hyde Park on Hudson

By analyst
Written December 21, 2012
While I am an FDR fan, the events in the film were largely new to me and, therefore, especially interesting.I thought the major characters: FDR, Eleanor, Mother, King George V! were very much as I remembered or imagined them (e.g.FDR's mother. I thought Bill Murray did a sensational job, as did virtually all of the others. Also, the outside scenery was spectacular (even though apparently it was filmed in England, not Duchess County, NY). While I have been to FDR's home in Hyde Park, I don't think it was used in the film. Nevertheless, it seemed very similar. All in all, anyone who is interested in first half of the 20th century American history should be delighted with this film.
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Dull

By jomeyertons
Written December 21, 2012
First, the movie is rather dull. Second, it involves a rather excruciating humiliation by an important president to women who had little or no power in their dull lives. I could have lived without seeing that. Bill Murray is a good actor but I just don't like this character. I'd say this one should go on the large heap of films better forgotten. One bright note: FDR's car had a really cool cigarette dispenser/lighter.
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By katiloraine
Written March 09, 2013
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By mattythegrouch
Written March 22, 2013
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What a Delightful Movie

By lovethemoviescandy
Written January 05, 2013
What a surprise....reviews were lukewarm but what a delightful, very interesting and educational movie. The actors are first class. Go see it!
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