How 'Russian Doll' Subverts the Creepy Time Loop Trope

[This story contains mild spoilers for Netflix's Russian Doll.]

The concept of living the same day over and over again is one that Hollywood has embraced since the 1993 comedy classic Groundhog Day. Since then, it's become an established setup featured in everything from rom-coms like About Time and When We First Met to sci-fi movies like Edge of Tomorrow and The Infinite Man. One of the defining features of the strange subgenre is that the protagonists are often men — though that did change in Blumhouse's Happy Death Day — and use their predicament to improve their love lives and ...
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