The Christmas movie countdown is our way of sharing the movies that get us in the festive mood, every day until xmas (kinda like an advent calender, minus the chocolate, sorry)

“Okay campers, rise and shine and don’t forget your booties ‘cos it’s coooooold out” To me, Bill Murray=Christmas. Although set in February, Groundhog Day is my epitome of Christmas, in which provides equal and necessary amounts of joy and cynic.

Phil Connors, weatherman and general scrooge, who is resentfully covering a Pennsylvanian village’s annual ‘Groundhog day’, finds himself repeating the same day over and over (and over and over and over). After indulging in perfected one night stands, interactions with strangers, robberies and numerous (contrastingly depressing) suicides, good ole Bill manages to realise what’s important-happiness, love and ice sculptures.


Unfortunately, apart from Andie Macdowell’s intelligent and enigmatic character, there aren’t a lot of female roles or conversations not surrounding the strangeness of the situation.

A brilliant film, in my opinion, and one that never fails to make me grateful for the opportunities and vastness of life… (Cliché is part of Christmas, isn’t it?!)

By Zoe

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