Category Archives: Multicat

CAT OF THE DAY 053: CHACUN CHERCHE SON CHAT

CAT OF THE DAY 053: CHACUN CHERCHE SON CHAT (aka WHEN THE CAT’S AWAY) (1996) A major cat movie. Cédric Klapisch‘s slice of Parisian life stars Garance Clavel as Chloë, a lonely make-up artist who goes on holiday, leaving her … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 050: THE CAT

CAT OF THE DAY 050: THE CAT (고양이: 죽음을보는 두개의눈) (2011) A major cat movie. A cute white cat called Silky turns out to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl. And Silky is not the only cat … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 049: LET THE RIGHT ONE IN

  CAT OF THE DAY 049: LÅT DEN RÄTTE KOMMA IN (aka LET THE RIGHT ONE IN) (2008) Edited extracts from Devil’s Advocates: Let the Right One In by Anne Billson (Auteur Publishing, 2011) That evening, Oskar buys candy at a … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 047: BATMAN RETURNS

CAT OF THE DAY 047: BATMAN RETURNS (1992) A major cat movie. Downtrodden secretary Selina Kyle has a cat (a black one, called Miss Kitty), a common signifier of the single woman living alone. When Selina gets pushed out of a … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 045: LOGAN’S RUN

CAT OF THE DAY 045: LOGAN’S RUN (1976) Logan: “Are you alone here?” Old Man: “Oh hardly. I’ve got all these cats.” Logan: “Is that what they are called? Cats?” Old Man: “Yeah, and they’ve each got their own name. … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 040: A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

CAT OF THE DAY 040: A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (1971) Meet Miriam Karlin as Catlady, doing her yoga exercises in a baggy green leotard (this was in the days before Spandex), surrounded by her feline familiars. She is, of course, doomed. … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 039: CLÉO DE 5 À 7

CAT OF THE DAY 039: CLÉO DE 5 À 7 (1962) A pop star (Corinne Marchand) wanders around Paris, confronting her own mortality as she waits to hear the results of a medical test in Agnès Varda‘s film, one of … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 032: THE PRESTIGE

CAT OF THE DAY 032: THE PRESTIGE (2006) Celebrated stage magician Robert “The Great Danton” Angier (Hugh Jackson) is visiting eccentric scientist Nikola Tesla (David Bowie) in Colorado in a quest for a teleportation device that will enable him to … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 010: L’ATALANTE

CAT OF THE DAY 010: L’ATALANTE (1934) L’Atalante is the name of the barge that chugs along the canals of the Ile de France, and Jean Vigo’s film is the love story of Jean, the young captain, and his new … Continue reading

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CAT OF THE DAY 006: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION

CAT OF THE DAY 006: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION (1993) Stockard Channing (in bed with Donald Sutherland, right) dreams of cats. And Will Smith pretending to be the son of Sidney Poitier. But mostly cats. Mewing. A prime example of … Continue reading

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