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Cat People Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Val Lewton's most brilliant and subtly sexual horror films ever made.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

January 23, 2014
David Parkinson
Radio Times

Produced by Val Lewton and directed by the great Jacques Tourneur, this was one of the first Hollywood horrors to play on the audience's fears rather than expose it to ghouls and monsters.

Full Review Source: Radio Times

October 6, 2013

Total Film

[Demonstrates] the enduring power of imagined horror in everyday-life situations.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

October 10, 2012
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The scariest American horror movie of the 1940s.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 10/10

October 7, 2012
Fernando F. Croce

Tourneur splendidly visualizes immigrant dislocation and marital anxiety as spiritual states suspended between planes of light and shadow

Full Review Source: CinePassion

March 30, 2012
Emanuel Levy

Based on a deceptively simple story, this understated but scary horror film benefits from the collaboration of producer Val Lewton and director Jacques Tourneur and the touching performance from Simone Simon

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A-

January 11, 2011
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Unpleasant film argues we should be afraid of people who are different.

Full Review Source: Classic Film and Television

July 6, 2010
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

In its complexity, it functions as a sharp, canny blueprint for the rest of Lewton's pictures.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 4/4

October 22, 2009
Variety Staff
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This is a weird drama of thrill-chill caliber.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Cole Smithey


| Original Score: 5/5

November 30, 2007


ts techniques would be adopted by noir, its themes are aped by horror films and thrillers today.

Full Review Source: Film4

September 26, 2007
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Cat People wasn't frightening like a slasher movie, using shocks and gore, but frightening in an eerie, mysterious way that was hard to define; the screen harbored unseen threats.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

September 26, 2007
Don Druker
Chicago Reader
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More a film about unreasoning fear than the supernatural, this work demonstrates what a filmmaker can accomplish when he substitutes taste and intelligence for special effects.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

September 26, 2007
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A thinking man's supernatural thriller.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A

October 24, 2006
Tom Milne
Time Out
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First in the wondrous series of B movies in which Val Lewton elaborated his principle of horrors imagined rather than seen, with a superbly judged performance from Simon.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Handled more with shadow and suggestion than the outright statement found in the horror pictures that surrounded it.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 17, 2006
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
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Ladies who have such temptations -- in straight horror pictures, at least -- should exercise their digits a bit more freely than does Simone Simon in this film.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

March 25, 2006
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Female sexuality is a rich source of a certain kind of horror - the kind of horror that plays upon the anxieties that prudish bourgeois men have about their wives' sex lives.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

November 1, 2005
Christopher Null

The way it messes with your head -- and Jacques Tourneur's deft ability behind the camera -- make it quite the '40s standout.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 6, 2005
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

It's what you don't see in a Val Lewton production rather than what you do see that makes it frightening.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

October 5, 2005
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