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CAT OF THE DAY 092: THE COMEDY OF TERRORS

CAT OF THE DAY 092: THE COMEDY OF TERRORS (1963) The Comedy of Terrors is a very broad horror-comedy produced by Samuel Z Arkoff at AIP, and recycles some of the cast and elements from Tales of Terror (1962), on … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 091: THE ADVENTURES OF MILO AND OTIS

CAT OF THE DAY 091: KONEKO MONOGATARI 子猫物語 (aka THE ADVENTURES OF MILO AND OTIS) (1986)  Cute family film, not such a cute behind-the-scenes story. The adventures of Milo, an adorable ginger and white kitty, and Otis, a pug, were originally … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 090: THAT DARN CAT!

CAT OF THE DAY 090: THAT DARN CAT! (1965) CLASSIFIED FILE FYEO FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FROM THE OFFICE OF REDACTED CC: REDACTED  CASE ID: 1965-TDC (pending) SYNOPSIS: use of subject as informant in aforementioned case; investigation of suitability for … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 089: DRAG ME TO HELL

CAT OF THE DAY 089: DRAG ME TO HELL (2009) Sam Raimi, who made his name directing the Evil Dead films before going mainstream with Spider-Man, returns to his schlock-horror roots with this fullblooded shriek-fest about a timid bank loan … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 088: AUSTIN POWERS: INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY

CAT OF THE DAY 088: AUSTIN POWERS: INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY (1997) “I have gathered here before me the world’s deadliest assassins, and yet each of you has failed to kill Austin Powers. That makes me angry. And when Dr. … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 087: TRUE GRIT

CAT OF THE DAY 087: TRUE GRIT (1969) Rooster took my cup and put it on the floor and a fat brindle cat appeared out of the darkness where the bunks were and came over to lap up the milk. … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 086: TREACLE JR.

CAT OF THE DAY 086: TREACLE JR. (2010) Treacle Jr is the name of the ginger and white kitten in this low-budget mismatched buddy movie written, directed and co-produced by Jamie Thraves, one of Britain’s most inexplicably underrated and overlooked … 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 084: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

CAT OF THE DAY 084: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S (1961) Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly may get the lion’s share of the attention, but it’s her cat that is the true star of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, a Major Cat Movie. I’m … 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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