Was Groundhog Day always this deep? What strikes you now isn’t how simultaneously barbed and warm Bill Murray is as he lives Feb. 2 over and over, but how simultaneously bleak and hopeful this modern classic feels: Every day is cold and lonely, the film insists, yet we can still make the most of it. EXTRAS Murray is sadly (but predictably) absent; director Harold Ramis is on hand for a mini-doc and commentary, where — answering many a fan’s burning question — he posits that Murray’s weatherman repeats the same day ”for about 10 years.” A-
Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy, Comedy; Starring: Andie MacDowell, Bill Murray; Director: Harold Ramis; Author: Harold Ramis, Danny Rubin; Runtime (in minutes): 101; MPAA Rating: PG; Distributor: Columbia Tri-Star
Posted January 29 2008 — 12:00 AM EST
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