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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#126
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:36pm

The scale makes them look more like mice.

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#127
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:41pm

LuPita2 said: "I have never seen anything more terrifying and weird.CATS Film Adaptation Thread"

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#128
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:41pm
I get the idea behind the CGI- augmented approach, but the blend of Cat and human body parts feels really off - the different skin that looked like a costume on stage now looks like an actual body, which is not comfortable.

However, the candy-coloured set designs look interesting, and seem to justify the decision to open Cats out into movie form.

The characters seem to be hit and miss. Macavity looks excellent, Jennyanydots DOESN’T...
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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#129
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:42pm
What kind of Satanic baboonery did I just witness?

Kill it with fire before it lays eggs.
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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#130
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:43pm

I think the trailer looks good. I like how they were able to imagine the show beyond the singular location of the stage version. The scale on the cats and the CGI hair looks off though. The actors' heads appear too small… the fur needs to be thicker and bigger. 

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#131
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:51pm
Holy Christ, this is going to be an absolute dumpster fire.

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#132
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:51pm

TotallyEffed said: "What kind of Satanic baboonery did I just witness?

Kill it with fire before it lays eggs.
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I don't think I've ever laughed harder at a post on here. Thanks, I needed that!

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#133
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:51pm
A live action Cats movie was a bad idea from the start and this trailer just confirms it. I’m a fan of the show and I do not want to watch that.
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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#134
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:51pm
Okay, I don’t know what yet to think about what I just watched - however - I will say with 100 percent honesty, I have never seen a movie that looks like this. And I got chill bumps. Talk about risky film making...
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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#135
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:52pm
Is this how it felt hearing Lucy trill the first notes of “It’s Today” in 1974?
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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#136
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:53pm

I kind of admire them for going all-in on the weird trippiness. Whether this is terrible or actually fun, I hope it gets on the record as one of the most "What the hell hath our culture wrought?!" moments.

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#137
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:54pm

There's a lot to process here but I think I actually liked the trailer? My biggest complaint was I wish Grizabella was more distressed-looking like the show, and I just really wanted her to be singing memory outside with the moon. Other than that, I'm on board.

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#138
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:56pm

Holy s**t! This is horrible. I couldn’t even finish it. It looks like it was done using cat SnapChat filters. This is one colosal fail on every level. Like everyone mentioned, the scale between the actors and the sets is WAY off. They look like tiny skinny lizards.

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#139
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:57pm

Gorlois said: "Is this how it felt hearing Lucy trill the first notes of “It’s Today” in 1974?"

No, but it's equivalent to the the "o-pen a new win-dow" notes Frankensteined together one by one.

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Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:57pm

hahahaahahahahah oh WOW THIS IS A BIG OLD NOPE FROM ME.

Wow.

Wow I really really hate this. Creepy and like I said

 

will become a meme generator.

Oh good god what a misstep of missteps this is. Oh boy. 

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#141
Posted: 7/18/19 at 5:57pm
Jennifer Hudson is the only one who looks weird. And I don’t think she sounds good singing Memory either.

*goes to play Nicole Scherzinger’s version on itunes*
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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#142
Posted: 7/18/19 at 6:02pm

It looks horrifying and amazing and "what the?" I'm NOT a fan of the show (understatement) but I have a feeling our 6 year old is gonna really wanna see it. I'll take her out of sheer car-crash curiosity. 

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#143
Posted: 7/18/19 at 6:06pm

rattleNwoolypenguin said: "hahahaahahahahah oh WOW THIS IS A BIG OLD NOPE FROM ME.

Wow.

Wow I really really hate this. Creepy and like I said



will become a meme generator.

Oh good god what a misstep of missteps this is. Oh boy.
"

 

For posterity, I do have to be the person to point out that when CATS was preparing to launch in 1981 in London,  this is EXACTLY what everyone said and the show ended up becoming one of the biggest hits in the history of theatre.  So anything can happen here...

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#144
Posted: 7/18/19 at 6:06pm

YIKES!! This looks like it'll win every Razzie Award possible.

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#145
Posted: 7/18/19 at 6:09pm

QueenAlice said: "Okay, I don’t know what yet to think about what I just watched - however - I will say with 100 percent honesty, I have never seen a movie that looks like this. And I got chill bumps. Talk about risky film making..."

Those aren’t chill bumps. That trailer gave you mange... 

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Posted: 7/18/19 at 6:12pm


For posterity, I do have to be the person to point out that when CATSwas preparing to launch in 1981 in London,this is EXACTLY what everyone saidand the show ended up becoming one of the biggest hits in the history of theatre. So anything can happen here..."

People are accepting of theatre cause there’s already a suspension of disbelief. We’re not gonna see real cats.

 

 

This is eerie eerie uncanny valley. This will bomb. 

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#147
Posted: 7/18/19 at 6:15pm

QueenAlice said: "rattleNwoolypenguin said: "hahahaahahahahah oh WOW THIS IS A BIG OLD NOPE FROM ME.

Wow.

Wow I really really hate this. Creepy and like I said



will become a meme generator.

Oh good god what a misstep of missteps this is. Oh boy.
"



For posterity, I do have to be the person to point out that when CATSwas preparing to launch in 1981 in London,this is EXACTLY what everyone saidand the show ended up becoming one of the biggest hits in the history of theatre. So anything can happen here...
"

I can safely say this will not become one of the biggest hits in the history of moviedom...

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#148
Posted: 7/18/19 at 6:15pm

It looks every bit as terrible as the original show x

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#149
Posted: 7/18/19 at 6:18pm

I'm just impressed that someone somewhere thought movie audiences were ready for this.

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CATS Film Adaptation Thread#150
Posted: 7/18/19 at 6:20pm
It woud perhaps be too predictable for me to say that I thought it was PURRfect.  So I will use these words, instead:  Wonderful.  Beautiful.  Exciting.  Fun.  Emotional.  Uplifting.  Amazing.  

In other words, I LOVED it.
 
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