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Category Archives: Catshock
CAT OF THE DAY 110: CLOUD ATLAS (2012) This uneven but always fascinating adaptation of David Mitchell’s bestseller consists of six different stories from six different genres set in six different time periods and featuring six different sets of characters. … Continue reading
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
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
CAT OF THE DAY 079: THE TOMB OF LIGEIA (1964) A Major Cat Movie. Legendary producer-director Roger Corman shot on eerie Norfolk locations for this supernatural chiller, and the result is one of the most impressive in the series of … Continue reading
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
CAT OF THE DAY 076: RE-ANIMATOR (1985) “Don’t expect it to tango. It has a broken back.” Poor Rufus. But on the bright side, best zombie cat attack ever. You may also be interested in: STUART GORDON: THE 1986 … Continue reading
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
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
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