Category Archives: Catpanion

CAT OF THE DAY 057: UNE VIE DE CHAT

CAT OF THE DAY 057: UNE VIE DE CHAT (aka A CAT IN PARIS) (2010) This animated French film attracted attention after unexpectedly receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature (this was the year Rango won), and is a … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 056: CAT PEOPLE

CAT OF THE DAY 056: CAT PEOPLE (1942) Pet-shop owner: “You can’t fool a cat. They seem to know who’s not right, if you know what I mean.” From Cat People (BFI film Classics, 1999) by Kim Newman: The protagonists … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 055: WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING

CAT OF THE DAY 055: WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING (1995) I was convinced Sandra Bullock had a cat in The Net until recently, when I watched it again and saw no, she just had a computer. However, this pretty much performed most … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 054: THE DEATH OF MR LAZARESCU

CAT OF THE DAY 054: THE DEATH OF MR LAZARESCU (aka MOARTEA DOMNULUI LAZARESCU) (2005) Mr Lazarescu, a 63-year-old widower living with his three cats in a drab Bucharest apartment block, feels poorly. While he waits for an ambulance to … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 053: CHACUN CHERCHE SON CHAT

CAT OF THE DAY 053: CHACUN CHERCHE SON CHAT (aka WHEN THE CAT’S AWAY) (1996) A major cat movie. Cédric Klapisch‘s slice of Parisian life stars Garance Clavel as Chloë, a lonely make-up artist who goes on holiday, leaving her … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 051: STUART LITTLE

CAT OF THE DAY 051: STUART LITTLE (1999) “You spit Stuart out this instant, Snowbell! Spit him right out!” “Stuart is one of the family now. We do not eat family members.”

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CAT OF THE DAY 050: THE CAT

CAT OF THE DAY 050: THE CAT (고양이: 죽음을보는 두개의눈) (2011) A major cat movie. A cute white cat called Silky turns out to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl. And Silky is not the only cat … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 048: DECEPTION

CAT OF THE DAY 048: DECEPTION (1946) Claude Rains plays brilliant composer Alexander Hollenius, who is madly jealous when Bette Davis, his musical “protégée” (and we’re left in no doubt what that really means – the floosie has a wardrobe … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 047: BATMAN RETURNS

CAT OF THE DAY 047: BATMAN RETURNS (1992) A major cat movie. Downtrodden secretary Selina Kyle has a cat (a black one, called Miss Kitty), a common signifier of the single woman living alone. When Selina gets pushed out of a … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 046: NIGHT MOVES

CAT OF THE DAY 046: NIGHT MOVES (1975) Nervous lover: “I think Harry would like me to leave.” Harry’s wife: “I don’t think that’s necessary.” Nervous lover: “I think Harry thinks it is.” Harry: “Harry thinks if you call him … Continue reading

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