I won't be seeing "Puss in Boots 3D" until
Saturday so I can't weigh in on how good it is. But I think it's pretty clear already
that when it comes to the best studio promotional swag item, it's the film to
beat. Recently members of the press received a giant box containing two tiny,
feline sized boots, exquisitely crafted out of Italian leather. They are far
superior to any human footwear of my own. All that's needed now for the perfect
cat Halloween costume are the cape,
feathered cap, and tiny sword. I'm still waiting for the Paramount
people to send these.
They could also advise me on how to get the cat to put the damn boots on. You won't
find a more docile pet than Yodel (he looks forward to having his teeth
brushed), but even a paralyzing dose of catnip wasn't enough to get him to
On the other hand, getting cats to wear the 3D glasses doesn't
seem to be a problem, as can be seen in this photo from the film's premiere, in
which voice star Antonio Banderas hosted a group of special friends.
be obliging as well? We'll see this weekend.