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Ep. 8 Cats
18th August 2021 • Second Cut • The Film Magazine
00:00:00 01:37:11

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Is there a stranger musical in existence? When Cats was released in 2019, it took the internet by storm. Jacob and Kieran gaze into the abyss, and break down what exactly was wrong (and interesting) about Tom Hooper's latest offering at the box office.


Variety - Taylor Swift Explains Her ‘Cats’ Transformation: Hissing, Barefoot Crawling and Jellicle School, Inside the Very Real Anthropomorphic Struggles of the ‘Cats’ Cast

Entertainment Weekly - Director Tom Hooper defends Cats

Vulture - Andrew Lloyd Webber Know the Cats Movie is 'Ridiculous' and He'll Tell You Why, Universal to Rerelease Cats, Sends Original Version to Heaviside Layer

The Atlantic - A Serious Conversation With the Man Who Made Cats

Vanity Fair - We Spent 24 Hours Searching for the Elusive “Butthole Cut” of Cats

Twitter - Ben Mekler source on "Butthole Cut"

Youtube - Director Tom Hooper Interview - Cats, CATS - A Look Inside, CATS: The Butthole Cut

Cats (2019) Review by Pagan Carruthers


Awakening (Instrumental) by Wataboi

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