Friday, February 02, 2007

Happy Groundhog Day

Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today.
--Phil, Groundhog Day, 1993; screenplay, Harold Ramis


Cue annual pitch for my favorite film.

Roger Ebert named it one of his Great Movies. Transparency Now has a wonderful essay on it entitled "Breakthrough to the Real Self."

In short: Bill Murray + spiritual existentialism + large rodent = Cinematic Bliss.

It gets better every year.

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6 Comments:

In I think yesterday's Phila Inquirer there was an article linking the film tro Buddhism. Phil had to learn to let go.

Cecilia

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 2/02/2007 4:21 PM

And it is a happy day. Brett Favre is coming back to GB! Packuuurrrrs!!

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 2/02/2007 4:39 PM

I love Groundhog Day. I'm a big Bill Murray fan.

Posted by: Blogger Vivi Anna at 2/05/2007 7:57 PM

Me too. Bill Murray rules!

Posted by: Blogger Kathy at 2/05/2007 8:31 PM

Hi Jeri! Almost a week late visiting posting here, but came to visit to find out when the next Crow book. I'm so ready for the next one to read!

Posted by: Blogger Cathie at 2/08/2007 4:10 PM

Y'know, Jer -- whenever I type your name into my browser to see if you've posted something new, I just want to type Jerismith Black Mambazo. What's up with that?

(And the crazy thing is: You actually know Paul Simon. Just not the famous one.)

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 2/09/2007 3:33 PM

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