Boyhood Parody Video: Kittens Grow Up Over 12 Weeks in #Cathood

Every popular new movie needs its own puppy or kitten parody video, but independent films don’t always get as much attention as blockbusters in the knockoff department. Variety deputy editor Pat Saperstein thought Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” was ripe for a video homage, and tweeted her suggestion to the Pet Collective. The Fremantle-owned digital animal channel took just a few days to create “Boyhood – Cute Kitten Version,” also known as #Cathood — directed by Richard “Linklitter.”

Since following a cat for 12 years would take it into old age, the Pet Collective settled on 12 weeks of watching a fluffy kitten tussle with its siblings and face fighting owners — complete with somber title cards and heartfelt music just like in the “Boyhood” trailer.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Digital News from Variety

Loading