Category Archives: Ginger Puss

CAT OF THE DAY 072: THE LEOPARD

CAT OF THE DAY 072: IL GATTOPARDO (aka THE LEOPARD) (1963) You’ll need good eyesight for this one. Since it’s from the last scene of Luchino Visconti’s magnificent film of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa‘s novel, it might be construed as a SPOILER! … 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 063: THE ARISTOCATS

CAT OF THE DAY 063: THE ARISTOCATS (1970) The last animated feature to have been personally approved by Walt Disney is a Major Cat Movie. But even taking into account that the feline characters are anthropomorphised to the nth degree, I’ve always found … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 058: HARRY AND TONTO

CAT OF THE DAY 058: HARRY AND TONTO (1974) Harry and Tonto, directed and co-written by Paul Mazursky, is a coast-to-coast American road movie featuring one man and his cat, and is a Major Cat Movie. Art Carney, a much-loved character … 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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CAT OF THE DAY 019: THE LONG GOODBYE

CAT OF THE DAY 019: THE LONG GOODBYE (1973) Robert Altman’s revisionist update of Raymond Chandler‘s private eye story is a major cat movie; the entire opening sequence depicts Marlowe (Elliott Gould) being woken up by his cat, preparing food … Continue reading

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