A trio of tales from Stephen King adapted for the silver screen.
Aug 8, 2009
Cat's Eye was another film that was based upon the written work of Stephen King. Two of the three stories were taken form the short story collection NIGHT SHIFT. The movie is actually a decent watch and fans of the original source material will enjoy it as well as the average fan. An added bonus is the fact that the man himself wrote the screenplay!!
The movie is about a cat that has many adventures. Along it's way, an image of a girl keeps the cat going to it's final destination. Along the way, he meets a man who has a smoking problem who'll go to great lengths to try and snuff his habit and the other is a broken down tennis player who's given a chance to redeem himself by completing a simple task. The cat's last tale is about a girl who's tormented by a nasty little troll. Will the cat affect those that cross it's path? What is that little dude that lives in the hole in the wall? All answers will be answered when you watch CAT"S EYE!
A good adaptation and a nice film. The only thing I didn't like was the silliness of the last episode. Some of the events in the final chapter come off as very contrived and clichéd. Other than that I had no problems. An enjoyable movie.
CAT'S EYE I am and have always been a big fan of Stephen King, from the books to the screen and everything in between. So it is no secret that I am a fan of this film. In fact I believe it is one of the most underrated of all the King related films that have been made. This movie featured three different tales all interlocking through a cat, two of which were based on King's short stories from the book "Night … more