Category Archives: Catzilla

CAT OF THE DAY 110: CLOUD ATLAS

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

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CAT OF THE DAY 106: THE SHADOW OF THE CAT

CAT OF THE DAY 106: THE SHADOW OF THE CAT (1961) The Shadow of the Cat, as its name suggests, is a Major Cat Movie. It’s also a Hammer film in all but name (the official production company was BHP), … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 095: THE THREE LIVES OF THOMASINA

CAT OF THE DAY 095: THE THREE LIVES OF THOMASINA (1964) “Yes, I am Thomasina. This story’s all about me.” Except it’s not, not really. This Walt Disney movie, adapted from the novel by Paul Gallico, is more about how … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 079: THE TOMB OF LIGEIA

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

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CAT OF THE DAY 077: THE UNCANNY

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

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CAT OF THE DAY 076: RE-ANIMATOR

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

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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 068: THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN

CAT OF THE DAY 068: THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN (1957) Cats feature in a great many horror and fantasy movies. They leap out at people, they hiss and scratch and bite, or they lurk in a sinister fashion. Sometimes they … 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 052: FALLEN

CAT OF THE DAY 052: FALLEN (1998) Denzel Washington plays a cop who helps send a serial-killer to the gas chamber, only to find that someone – or something – is committing copycat crimes in the dead murderer’s style. It’s not … Continue reading

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