Favorite Movie?

Saw Groundhog Day at the Carolina Theatre in Durham today. It’s part of the Dumbstruck series. The thing, it’s not a dumb movie at all, save for a couple of, well, dumb scenes director Harold Ramis could’ve left out. I loved it back in the nineties, but forgot just how much. If I ever owned it, someone borrowed it a long time ago and never returned it. It’s far from just being a silly comedy about a guy who relives the same day over and over again. It’s a sweet, romantic, and very funny, film about a guy who, through painstaking trial-and-error, ultimately figures out how to make the most out of his life…and get the girl (and the girl is the insanely wonderful Andie Macdowell).

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  1. The first five times I saw bits and pieces of this movie, I *hated* it. Finally, someone convinced me to sit down and watch the whole thing, and I loved it… even though Bill Murray annoys the heck out of me as often as not. Stephen Tobolowsky (Ned) cracks me up every time, though.

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