Have you ever thought about why we get so much pleasure from watching movies? Or reading books come to that? It’s a question that comes up so often at the start of relationships isn’t it? What’s your favourite movie or your favourite book? Why do they hold such significance for us?
Have you ever had a thought that just seems to pop into your head out of nowhere? Obviously there’s a reason for it tucked away in the cerebral tangle but, on the surface, there appears to be no apparent reason, do you know what I mean? Yes? Good, in that case you’ll understand why I am posting this. There’s no real reason other than the thought popped into my head and I wanted to share it with you as it’s so unbelievably poignant……..
There I was quietly minding my own business when Fandango tagged me for some weekend fun! Yes, I wondered that for a minute as well but, no, he was challenging me to answer some fiendishly difficult questions and then pass the baton on to 3 unsuspecting others. Obviously it’s no longer the weekend but who I am to deny his request so here goes:
I don’t know if it’s all this talk of Halloween but I got to thinking about the terror that can be found in a truly evil smile. You know what I mean, the mouth is turned up at the edges but the eyes belong to someone who wants to do unspeakable things to you (and not in a good way!). Therefore, in the spirit of sharing and maybe scaring the crap out of you I thought I’d put together some of my favourites (and by favourites I mean those that, after the first viewing, gave me nightmares for weeks…….
As Halloween is coming fast upon us I wondered, do you remember the first time that a film or a TV series scared the bejeezus out of you? You know the sort of thing, you’re utterly terrified but you just can’t tear your eyes away from the screen. I remember hiding behind the sofa when the Daleks ventured onto the set of Doctor Who but it was watching a film called the Medusa Touch which gave me my first experience with blind terror…