Category Archives: Catguffin

CAT OF THE DAY 103: LA RAGAZZA CHE SAPEVA TROPPO

CAT OF THE DAY 103: LA RAGAZZA CHE SAPEVA TROPPO (AKA THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH) (1963) Mario Bava’s last film in black and white is often cited as the first giallo, though it’s probably more of a giallo … Continue reading

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“THERE ARE FEW FILMS THAT ARE NOT IMPROVED BY THE PRESENCE OF A CAT”

The big cat movie of late 2013/early 2014 is, of course, the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis. To tie in with the film’s UK release, I wrote a piece for the Telegraph about ten of my favourite CATS ON FILM … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 100: ALIEN + ALIENS

CAT OF THE DAY 100: ALIEN (1979) & ALIENS (1986) To mark our 100th CAT OF THE DAY, here’s one of the most popular cats in movies – Jones, from Alien. This handsome ginger puss performs multiple cat-functions. He is not … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 098: BELL BOOK AND CANDLE

CAT OF THE DAY 098: BELL BOOK AND CANDLE (1958) The stars of Hitchcock’s Vertigo reunite for a romantic comedy with a supernatural twist. Kim Novak plays Gillian Holroyd, a Greenwich Village witch; James Stewart is Shep Henderson, the mortal … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 093: DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER

CAT OF THE DAY 093: DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971) After George Lazenby’s one-off appearance as James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Sean Connery agreed to reprise the role for a sixth time and a massive sum of money. … Continue reading

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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 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 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 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 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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