Bill Murray

Never Mind the Groundhogs: Happy Hedgehog Day!

Groundhogs are far from the first beasts to have their hibernation schedules put to use by people who predict the weather. In fact, their role in divining how much winter there is left is a relatively recent development.

WATCH: Hugh Bonneville Saves Art History In ‘The Monuments Men’ Trailer

Granted, if you look at this movie a certain way (utilising your senses of sight, hearing and reason) it could seem to be more of a George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jean Dujardin, John Goodman, Bob Balaban, Cate Blanchett and Bill Murray …

WATCH: Olivia Williams on No Knife and Fork for Visiting British Royals in ‘Hyde Park’

In the new period drama Hyde Park on Hudson, out on Friday (December 7), First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, played by English actress Olivia Williams, wanted the visiting British King and Queen to drop their airs and graces.

WATCH: ‘Hyde Park’ Director ‘Annoyed’ with ‘King’s Speech’ Comparisons

British filmmaker Roger Michell has been promoting his film Hyde Park on Hudson while fighting the perception that his picture is a version of The King’s Speech.

WATCH: Interview with Bill Murray on FDR, British Royals and ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’

The new 1930s period film Hyde Park on Hudson, featuring King George VI, will be screened at the New York Film Festival this weekend amid talk that it is this season’s The King’s Speech.