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Category Archives: Kitten
CAT OF THE DAY 102: THE LEGO MOVIE (2014) Everything is awesome, and there is a perceptible feline thread running through this superior slice of product placement masquerading as jolly family animation, manufactured almost entirely out of Lego™ bricks. As … Continue reading
CAT OF THE DAY 091: KONEKO MONOGATARI 子猫物語 (aka THE ADVENTURES OF MILO AND OTIS) (1986) Cute family film, not such a cute behind-the-scenes story. The adventures of Milo, an adorable ginger and white kitty, and Otis, a pug, were originally … Continue reading
CAT OF THE DAY 089: DRAG ME TO HELL (2009) Sam Raimi, who made his name directing the Evil Dead films before going mainstream with Spider-Man, returns to his schlock-horror roots with this fullblooded shriek-fest about a timid bank loan … Continue reading
CAT OF THE DAY 086: TREACLE JR. (2010) Treacle Jr is the name of the ginger and white kitten in this low-budget mismatched buddy movie written, directed and co-produced by Jamie Thraves, one of Britain’s most inexplicably underrated and overlooked … 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 073: MOONRISE KINGDOM (2012) Wes Anderson’s fable, set on an island off the coast of New England in 1965, is silly, sweet, romantic and altogether adorable. The eclectic soundtrack features Benjamin Britten, Hank Williams, Françoise Hardy … Continue reading
CAT OF THE DAY 065: LITTLE WOMEN (1933 & 1994) Christmas won’t be Christmas without any kittens. There are at least four kittens in this picture; see if you can spot them. See also if you can spot Winona Ryder … Continue reading
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
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