Thursday, December 16, 2010

a cat in the brain (1990)

The film opens with some, (very false looking), cats, pawing at, and eating some brains. Nothing like being literal then!

Later a girl is scared by a cat whilst in an empty warehouse.

Then near the end of the film, Lucio is woken by a cat pawing at some earth. Intreged he shoos the cat away and reveals...a man's body.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

mrs. brown you've got a lovely daughter (1968)

Musical comedy staring Herman's Hermits, and their love of greyhound racing. Has nothing to do with cats until the closing credits, where the love interest is seen playing with a kitten! Well better late than never I say.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

the awful dr orloff (1962)

The janitor's cat plays with a detective's papers on his desk. Why? Who know's, but who's complaining!

Later a black cat is seen watching curiously as the Dr and his assistant turn up with another victim.

anchorman: the legend of ron burgundy (2004)

Unknown.Whiskerus Maximus
A new journalist at a local tv news programme has to report on a cat fashion show as her first assignment.

She's not pleased, but I am. I get to see some cats in daft costumes!

the vampire lovers (1970)

Miacalla. Gustaph.
A female vampire comes to her victims in the form of a cat.
A servant then tries to convince another victim that the family pet Gustaph was the cause. He of course has trouble summoning up the energy to meow, nevermind attack someone!

the wasp woman (1959)

A cosmetic's company is researching the use of wasp enzymes, using lab animals including a cat. A cat that becomes a kitten, which persuades the owner to become the first human subject.

Unfortunately the kitten then turns into a mutated cat, and one with a very bad temper!

Friday, December 10, 2010

stop me before i kill (1961)

A psychiatrist tries to help a tormented man. He offers advice to the man's wife, whilst his cat meows plaintively for attention. Unfortunately she gets some attention she doesn't need later, as they alude to the possibility that her owner may have killed her.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

girly (1970)

Cat that lives in the house of a very disfunctional family pops up occassionally just to let you know he's there.

Monday, December 6, 2010

this night I will possess your corpse (1967)

Coffin Joe continues his hunt for the perfect woman to provide him an heir, he thinks he's found the woman and she waits in his bedroom, complete with cuddly cat!

Monday, November 29, 2010

communion (1976)

A young girl is suspected of killing her younger sister. Meanwhile downstairs lives a creepy Obese man with his three kittens.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

a single man (2009)

The titular character is interupted by some banging noises. The noises turn out to emanate from a neigbours child hitting a tin tray with a hammer, whilst holding a white kitten!

night of fear (1972)

Psycho redneck in backwoods Australia, preys on woman, and keeps rats and cats in cages to eat the evidence!

Friday, November 19, 2010

the witches (1966)

A supposedly stray cat attaches itself to the new teacher at a small village school. The teacher later learns that the cat is in fact owned by a local old lady. A lady she suspects of witchcraft.

Friday, November 12, 2010

quatermass and the pit (1967)

Film opens on a dark and moody London street, and a policeman on his beat breaks the tension by stopping to stroke a white cat.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

the horseman on the roof (1995)

French historical drama where a man is on the run from the Austrian secret police in Southern France. At one point he ends up hiding on the roof tops of a town, and befriended by a local cat.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Murder most foul (1964)

Firstly Miss Marple is startled by a cat in the wardrobe of a room in a lodging house she has checked into. Later she is again startled, this time by five more cats who have been using her room as a hang out.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

phantom of the opera (1943)

Just sacked musician goes home to brood, and at that precise point a cat happens by on his nightly constitutional.

Monday, October 18, 2010

werewolf of london (1935)

The doctor's pet cat takes umbridge at him turning into a werewolf, and gives him a severe batting with a paw before making its getaway.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

house of seven corpses (1974)

Pet of a diva actress. The cat becomes possessed of an evil cat spirit, (as they do), and promptly scratches another actor. But someone gets the cat back, as it is later found chopped in two.

the invisible man (1933)

White cat disturbs the best laid plans of the police to catch the invisible man, by walking along a wall!

Saturday, October 9, 2010

night of the hunter (1955)

Expressionistic drama comes to a head when a stand off is interupted by the house cat.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

cats and dogs (2001)

Mr. Tinkles.
The eternal struggle between cats and dogs is played out as an espionage thriller, as cats try and stop a scientist developing an antidote to dog allergies in humans. Its up to an inexperienced dog to help and protect the scientist and his family. Features a number of cleaver felines, including some ninja cats, oh and a few dogs as well.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

where the wild things are (2009)

One of the wild things is seen holding a cat, for a brief moment. No explanation is given, and it is never seen again.

murder at the gallop (1963)

Miss Marple is at hand to see the death of old Mr Enderby, frightened to death by a cat, of which he had a morbid fear. Freeze frame the scary cat scene to see the most comical stuffed cat ever!
Later Mrs Marple goes to see someone who may have vital information, and finds her seemingly fast asleep in a rocking chair with a white cat sat patiently on her lap. Of course, it turns out the women is dead, murdered. Not that the cat seems that upset.

the fly (1958)

Sir Tom? Dandelot?
A pair of factory cats. One is seen at the films begining looking for his girlfriend, who the guard tells him has run away. We later find out that the cat has used to test a teleportation device, which didn't go well for the kitty,with only a disembodied and plaintive meow hinting at her demise.

austin powers: international man of mystery (1997)

Mr. Bigglesworth.
Dr. Evil, a parody of Blofeld, in the James Bond films, has a cat called Mr. Bigglesworth. Bigglesworth starts out as a Persian, but becomes a Sphinx cat after being thawed out from a cryogenic sleep. Mini-Me, Dr. Evil's mascot/Protégé also has a Mini-Bigglesworth (a Sphinx kitten). In reality SGC Belfry Ted Nude-Gent played Bigglesworth, whilst three sphinx kittens Mel Gibskin, Paul Nudeman and Skindiana Jones were cast in the role of Mini-Bigglesworth.

stuart little 2 (2002)

Snowball. Monty.
This time Snowball has welcomed Stuart into the family, and tries to help when a friend of Stuart's ends up in trouble. Also re-appearing is Monty the alley cat, who also pitches in a paw to help.

stuart little (1999)

The pet cat that takes umbridge at the arrival of the upstart Stuart. And whats more, he's a mouse!!! Also appearing are various alley cats of the area who also seem to have taken against the plucky little mouse, who would have thought it!

from russia with love (1963)

Ernst Stavro Blofeld's pet cat. Great for stroking in times of stress, like when you are addressing the world's leaders with a little bit of blackmail.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

never say never again (1983)

Ernst Stavro Blofeld, meglomaniac leader of Spectre, has as usual his pet cat on hand to stroke whilst threatening the world.

arsenic and old lace (1944)

Cat slinks out of the cellar, or the Panama Canal as the household call it, in this screwball comedy.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Children of the damned (1963)

Embassy cat sits placidly and watches one of the children sneak out to join the others.

tooth fairy (2010)

Lame kids movie, where The Rock has to get past a pet cat whilst having to act as the tooth fairy.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

baba yaga (1973)

Cat held by a Nazi officer in a nightmare the central character has, in this atmospheric Giallo Horror. The cat reappears as the mysterious Baba Yaga's later in the film.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

death walks in high heels (1971)

A woman pets a cat in a sinister manner whilst glaring at the films heroine.