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Cat People (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

In Paul Schrader’s 1982 reimagining of Cat People, Irena (Natassja Kinski) is a naive young woman (and virgin) who, after the death of her parents, has spent most of her previous life in foster care.  Irena travels to New Orleans, where she reconnects with her older brother, Paul (Malcolm McDowell).  From the minute that Irena meets […]

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The Curse of the Cat People (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

So, you can add the 1944 film The Curse of the Cat People to the list of films that made me cry. And I know that you’re probably going to point out that it’s already a very long list and I know that some people believe that I cry at every movie that I see. […]

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Cat People (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The 1942 horror classic Cat People is often described as being a horror film where, up until the last few minutes, the monsters are mostly psychological.  And there is some definite truth to that.  The title creatures remain a mystery for the majority of the film and, up until those final minutes, the audience would […]