Tag: Groundhog Day

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (Raven, 2018); audiobook read by Jot Davies (Bolinda, 2018) The combination of body-swapping protagonist and Groundhog Day recurrence makes for an intricate, shifting tangle of a murder mystery. The plot is skilfully woven overall yet clumsy in places, and becomes overlong as Turton works towards a purpose beyond his original premise.…

Eureka, Season 3

Eureka, Season 3 created by Andrew Cosby & Jaime Paglia (Sci-Fi Channel, 2008-2009) Eureka’s format affords plenty of scope for reworking science fiction tropes — such as ‘I Do Over’, a higher stakes Groundhog Day — with the daily peril kept bubbling along by a cosy regular cast and an idiosyncratic procession of guest stars. Alan Ruck!