I don't know what to say about this. It's like Liar, Liar for crazy cat ladies.

That is not something that happens often, but then I am confronted with what can only be described as Barry Sonnenfeld directing "this generation's Oh Heavenly Dog," and I find myself… stumped.

It looks like an entire film designed to be broken into gif form. Whatever Venn diagram there is of people who love Kevin Spacey when he's being a contemptuous prick and people who love cute kitties, the people who exist in that intersection are probably dancing in the streets right about now.

For the rest of us, I'm going to guess "creeping horror" is more accurate.

If he plays it as his character from Swimming With Sharks, this will be the greatest film ever made. It's not too late for more ADR, folks. And if he does battle with the kitten from Keanu, I know who I'm rooting for.

Nine Lives is in theaters August 5, 2016, whether you like it or not.

A respected critic and commentator for fifteen years, Drew McWeeny helped create the online film community as "Moriarty" at Ain't It Cool News, and now proudly leads two budding Film Nerds in their ongoing movie education.