Bill Murray; his private schoolboy friend who gets socked in the nose; a single parent; a single teacher with an accent; a slow-mo sequence; booze and a side-mouth of cigarette. Combine them and you expect to end up with a Rushmore. But for his directorial debut, Theodore Melfi has somehow blended them into something that smells familiar in an entirely different way.
In St. Vincent, Murray plays a down-and-out misanthrope who, to make some money, starts babysitting the son of his new neighbor Melissa McCarthy. They have inappropriate adventures! They will help each other grow in various ways! It's About a Bill: