Category Archives: Catrifice

CAT OF THE DAY 074: YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE

CAT OF THE DAY 074: YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967) The White Cat of Evil first appeared in From Russia With Love. It could be glimpsed again, briefly, in Thunderball (1965), but was to have a more substantial role in Sean Connery’s fifth … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 071: THE BLACK CAT

CAT OF THE DAY 071: BLACK CAT (aka GATTO NERO) (1981) Mad Patrick Magee: “We need each other. We are bound together by hatred. He wants to kill me.” Incredulous Mimsy Farmer: “But he’s only a cat!” Mad Patrick Magee: … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 062: STRAW DOGS

CAT OF THE DAY 062: STRAW DOGS (1971 & 2011) Cats get treated as badly as the female character in this controversial Samuel Peckinpah home invasion classic and its remake. Susan George and Kate Bosworth get slapped around and raped … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 061: HAUSU

CAT OF THE DAY 061: HAUSU (ハウス) (aka HOUSE) (1977) Nobuhiko Obayashi‘s legendary haunted house movie, also known as Hausu, was first released in Japan in 1977 and is a Major Cat Movie. Oshare, miffed at her dad for having … Continue reading

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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 044: A BUCKET OF BLOOD

CAT OF THE DAY 044: A BUCKET OF BLOOD (1959) Landlady: “Say Walter, did you see anything of Frankie tonight when you went out?” Walter Paisley: “I didn’t see him at all.” Landlady: “Well if you do, tell him I … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 037: THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE

CAT OF THE DAY 037: THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE (1946) (Note: Cora Smith and Frank Chambers are plotting to kill her husband Nick and make it look like an accident, but their first attempt is thwarted by a stray … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 028: NOVECENTO

CAT OF THE DAY 028: NOVECENTO (aka 1900) (1976) After the triple-whammy of The Conformist, The Spider’s Stratagem and Last Tango in Paris, Bernardo Bertolucci was already beginning to go off the boil (I’m afraid I’m not a fan of his … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 023: INFERNO

CAT OF THE DAY 023: INFERNO (1980) Dario Argento’s horror film is a major cat movie, and showcases cats in a variety of different settings. In Rome, music student Mark Elliot (Leigh McCloskey) gets a letter from his sister Rose … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 015: THE FLY

CAT OF THE DAY 015: THE FLY (1958) Mad Scientist: “The first live experiment was disastrous. Dandilo.” Concerned Wife: “Dandilo! Andre, how could you?” Mad Scientist: “She disintegrated perfectly, but never reappeared. I don’t know why, even now. I redesigned the … Continue reading

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