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A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.
“Are you blind when you’re born?” intones one feline in the film’s very first moments. After seeing this, you’ll probably wish you had been.| Read in full: Cats movie review We Love Cinema
The queasy fears prompted by one of the most disturbing movie trailers ever seen are realised in full in Tom Hooper’s jaw-dropping feline folly.The Guardian
To think of the money wasted in creating this monstrosity is to wonder if we really deserve nice things at all, or if hell is empty, and all the Jellicle cats are here.Little White Lies
Tom Hooper’s 2019 adaptation of Cats unfolds as an absurd and frequently nonsensical array of light and color, with actors bathed in ill-conceived CGI fur against a similarly invented London backdrop.Indiewire
This disaster of a movie shouldn't happen to a dog.Rolling Stone
On some level, this is devilishly anarchic: a $95 million blockbuster adaptation of a long-running mega-musical that’s turned out to be so unwieldly the whole rotten business of high-concept art by committee collapses on itself.Sight & Sound