Happy Friday, #TeamBlaria! Before I get to the heart of the matter (Don Henley!) with this post, which is my first ever movie review for the blog, I want to thank everyone from the bottom of my jar of cocoa butter and heart for supporting Blaria during its first two months. Because of you, I have officially surpassed 10,000 TOTAL VIEWS!!! To those who didn’t think it was possible:
Now onto the movie review.I think it is safe for me to write this as I don’t really consider this a spoiler, but pretty early on in the movie, unemployed and outgoing Lisa (Starsha Gill) discovers that there are alternate dimensions where people exist. Rightfully so, she’s eager for her more reserved roommate Ashley (Kara Elverson) to arrive home from work to tell her this news. But Ashley responds the way I did when my parents got their first cell phone two years ago and said, “It has special features like a camera!” In 2010, a camera on a phone standard, not special. In fact, some would probably say if your phone didn’t have a camera then it wasn’t a real phone.
Point is, Ashley’s reaction is pretty ho hum. She already knew about the existence of alternate dimensions and never told Lisa. Why, I don’t know. I’m also not sure why Ashley is so blasé about their existence when she has yet to experience this phenomenon. Questions aside about this minor detail, Cat Scratch Fever is a rather enjoyable film about a pair of best friends who sink into the abyss of watching their alternate selves live instead of actually living themselves. Check out the trailer below: