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Toronto Film Festival: Bill Murray keeps up the stripped-down cool
Toronto Film Festival: Bill Murray keeps up the stripped-down cool

There's a scene late in Bill Murray's new dramatic comedy "St. Vincent" — so late, in fact, the credits are already rolling — that is seemingly innocuous, yet tells you a lot about Murray and this performance, and in fact Murray as a performer. The film, about a gruffly comedic Vietnam vet and his unlikely friendship with a young boy,  has ended, its drama complete. Nothing is left to be said or resolved, no more jokes left to make. Murray exits the back door of his character’s modest South Brooklyn home and attempts to water his lawn — really, a dirt patch with a few weeds in it. As Bob Dylan’s “Shelter From the Storm”...

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