What Movies Get Right (and Wrong) About Cats
From Catwoman to Blofeld, this one’s for the cat people.
Just in time for National Cat Day, we’re here to discuss one of the most egregious tragedies of cinema – the long, sad history of cat misrepresentation. If we’re talking about four-legged furry friends in movies, the conversation is usually around man’s supposed best friend, the dog. But just for today, Lassie can take a hike. This video essay pays tribute to the fierce felines in our lives and in our screens, and offers an indictment of Hollywood for its anti-cat ways. Here’s to the crazy cat ladies, feline-inclined Bond villains, and most importantly, their adorable accomplices.
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