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Willem Dafoe

Weekend preview: Here's to Phil — and Philly

Weekend preview: Here's to Phil — and Philly

Of course, like a scene from a Bill Murray comedy, we go through this mind-numbing repetition every year. The toothy rat is grabbed, manhandled and held against his will as TV cameras focus on every blink and turn of his head in a showcase that brings the nation to a halt, its insufferable star revered as some godlike visionary. Yes, Tom Brady is back in the Super Bowl.

But Super Bowl weekend begins on Groundhog Day, on Friday, when Punxsutawney Phil, an Eagles fan, will be escorted from his burrow to make his ruling on whether we get an early...

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