October 23rd, 2010

gamiila sig #2

"Oh Blanche, you know we got rats in the cellar?"

Late night last night -I went out for drinks, dinner and more drinks with my former manager at Crédit Agricole- led to a lie-in this morning, and a feeling of general tiredness all day. Oh! to be 18 again, and have the constitution of an ox! At 30 years older, I really should know better than to stay up half the night.

Day 27 in the 30 Day Movie Meme wants me to nominate my candidate for best villain, and I've gone with Bette Davis in

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When I first saw this scene, at the tender age of 10 or 11 I think I was, it freaked me out as I had never been freaked out by anything shown on television before (save one scene, a few years earlier, of a character in my mother's favourite show dying in a housefire)...or after. I think it was after this that I decided that thrillers and horror movies were not for me; which has been a rule I've lived by ever since.

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