Bill Murray as FDR? Yup, and the critics like it

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Actor Bill Murray carries a marshmallow doll he received from a fan as he arrives to the gala presentation for the film 'Hyde Park on Hudson' during the 37th Toronto International Film FestivalTORONTO (Reuters) – Funnyman Bill Murray long ago mastered the ability to wring laughs by saying absurd things in a matter-of-fact tone, but even he was caught off guard when first approached to play Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the new film "Hyde Park on Hudson." "I thought 'Oh God, I'm being asked to play Roosevelt?' … How do you take this monster on?," he said. His decision to portray the 32nd U.S. president is looking like another shrewd move in a career that, at the age of 61, still may be on the upswing. …