Category Archives: Tabby Cat

CAT OF THE DAY 105: PROOF

CAT OF THE DAY 105: PROOF (1991) “Hello Ugly!” The first dialogue in Jocelyn Moorhouse’s writing-directing debut, a well-reviewed film in the Australian post-New Wave, is addressed (affectionately) to a stray tabby cat. The speaker is Andy, an easy-going kitchen hand … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 085: CAT’S EYE

CAT OF THE DAY 085: CAT’S EYE (1985) This portmanteau film, directed by Lewis Teague and written by Stephen King, consists of adaptations of two short stories from King’s Night Shift collection and a third story written expressly for the film. … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 083: THE ENIGMA OF KASPAR HAUSER

CAT OF THE DAY 083: JEDER FÜR SICH UND GOTT GEGEN ALLE (aka THE ENIGMA OF KASPAR HAUSER) (1974) “She can’t walk on two feet!”

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CAT OF THE DAY 082: GHOST

CAT OF THE DAY 082: GHOST (1990) This supernatural love story reverses the standard romantic formula by starting with the lovers together, but then driving them apart with the biggest wedge of all – death. Patrick Swayze is fatally shot … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY INTERLUDE

CAT OF THE DAY INTERLUDE Tried without success to upload this picture to FaceBook, which is all buggy today and wouldn’t let me. Then decided visitors to CATS ON FILM might like it, even though it’s not strictly a picture … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 077: THE UNCANNY

CAT OF THE DAY 077: THE UNCANNY (1977) “We let them prowl about just as they please, hardly noticing them. And all the time, they’re watching us, spying on us, making sure that we behave.” In this Major Cat Movie, … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 052: FALLEN

CAT OF THE DAY 052: FALLEN (1998) Denzel Washington plays a cop who helps send a serial-killer to the gas chamber, only to find that someone – or something – is committing copycat crimes in the dead murderer’s style. It’s not … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 009: SLEEPWALKERS

CAT OF THE DAY 009: SLEEPWALKERS (1992) “Sleep’walk’er n. Nomadic shapeshifting creatures with human and feline origins. Vulnerable to the deadly scratch of the cat, the sleepwalker feeds upon the lifeforce of virginal human females. Probable source of the vampire … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 003: THE THREE MUSKETEERS

CAT OF THE DAY 003: THE THREE MUSKETEERS (1948) Vincent Price plays Cardinal Richelieu, who in real life was a famous cat-lover. He let his cats sleep on his bed, and at the time of his death in 1642 had … Continue reading

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