The Internet loves cats, but what people love even more are full blown Hollywood movies that involve cats that people can watch on the Internet. In “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain,” Benedict Cumberbatch plays Louis Wain, an artist who becomes famous after painting cats.

Since Louis Wain was painting and sharing pictures of cats long before the Internet arrived, the popularity of his paintings shows how powerful the appeal of cats can be. Even without the instant gratification that the Internet can bring, Louis Wain learned that paintings can be just as powerful as the Internet as long as it shows cats.

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