Thursday, January 12, 2012

the nutty professor (1963)

A comic spin on the Jeykll and Hyde story, where a put upon and geeky professor gets the girl by inventing a potion that turns him into a hip and happening man about town. During his transformation scene a cat appears to watch, and takes objection to the results.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

revenge of the creature (1955)

A laboratory cat is accused of eating one of the rats that were placed in its cage. Well what did they expect to happen! Then to add insult to injury, the technician, (Clint Eastwood in his first screen role), finds the rat in his pocket. Does the cat get an appology? Hell no!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

Mr Kittles.
Horror spoof, which includes a cat that gets into a fight using a broken bottle, because someone has dumped in his litter tray; he wins of course.

Munich (2005)

Drama based on the Israeli team tasked with killing the masterminds of the Black September Munich attrocity. When one of their members is killed by a hitwoman, they in turn kill her, but before she dies she has time to hug her cat.

the incredible journey (1963)

A cat and two dogs embark on a perilous journey across the Sierra mountains to be reunited with their owners. The cat, ably played by Syn, does well to put up with the two dumb dogs, and even sees off an aggresive brown bear along the way.

homeward bound II: lost in san francisco (1996)

Shadow, Sassy and Chance return, and this time are left behind in San Fransisco airport as their owners jet off to Canada...So the trio have to survive the rigours of city life as they journey home. Oh and the cat again has to put up with more than just the two dogs this time!

Oh and then a boy turns up with a kitten to add to the cutefest.

the getaway (1994)

Remake of the Steve McQueen classic, again sees a bank robber taking a liking to a kitten and taking it along as he tries to outrun the police and find the money.

the getaway (1972)

An injured Bank robber holes up at an animal shelter, and takes a fancy to a small kitten whilst there.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

an american in paris (1951)

Every street scene needs a kitten, and this is no exception, as the camera pans we find a kitten hogging the attention of a woman.

carry on spying (1964)

Black cat scoots across a Viennese street, (in a Third Man spoof), as two spies meet.

chocolat (2000)

Armande Voizin (Dame Judy Dench) has a white cat that occasionally pops in to enliven this drama about repression and the power of chocolate to release a French village from Catholic repression. Me I prefer looking at the cat.

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Cosmic Creepers.
Scruffy black cat, that turns out to be the familiar of kindly apprentice witch Miss Price (Angela Lansbury), and looks on as she tries to learn various witchy essentials like flying a broomstick.