Louis Goldman
Gregory Kirschling
January 29, 2008 AT 05:00 AM EST

Groundhog Day - 15th Anniversary Edition

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG
runtime
101 minutes
performer
Andie MacDowell, Bill Murray
director
Harold Ramis
distributor
Columbia Tri-Star
author
Harold Ramis, Danny Rubin
genre
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Comedy

We gave it an A-

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-

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