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Category Archives: Multicat
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 097: SCROOGED (1988) [Television executive Frank Cross is talking to his boss, Preston Rhinelander.] Preston Rhinelander: Frank, have you any idea how many cats there are in this country? Frank Cross: No… I don’t have those… … Continue reading
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
CAT OF THE DAY 093: DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971) After George Lazenby’s one-off appearance as James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Sean Connery agreed to reprise the role for a sixth time and a massive sum of money. … Continue reading
CAT OF THE DAY 078: THE THIRD MAN (1949) Or: THE THIRD CAT. We all know dogs are shameless brown-nosers who long ago sold out their dignity to perform demeaning tricks for a mess of Chum. But cats, due to their … 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 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 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