Filmmaker Matthew Morettini may also be a mind-reader, because he’s crafted something I’ve been waiting for since my ascent from casual Hannibal viewer to full-blown Fannibal: a short video juxtaposing the same Hannibal Lecter/Will Graham scene from each of the works in which it’s appeared. Read more...
“Recovering the Mindset” by Matthew Morettini, is a beautifully eerie and wonderfully seamless mashup that uses a singular scene between the characters Will Graham and Dr. Hannibal Lecter from three different interpretations of the now-classic Thomas Harris novel “Red Dragon” – the film Manhunter by Michael Mann, the film Red Dragon by Brett Ratner, and […]
No, it wasn't just your fantastic ability to read gay subtext into anything. Hannibal, which closed out its run on NBC on Saturday, made itself perfectly clear: This is a love story. It's macabre, brooding, and deeply sensual — a show that brings death close to sex, and pleasure close... More »
Now that NBC’s Hannibal has ended, making all our lives just ever-so-slightly less vibrant (and definitely less culinary-enhanced), it’s possible to stop and take stock of the iterations of Hannibal Lecter we’ve been treated to over the years. Show More Summary
The Wrath of the Lamb, the series finale for Hannibal on NBC, contained a lot of material to provide a satisfactory ending should this be the last we see of these versions of the Hannibal Lecter characters. First there was the dramatic sequence in which Francis Dolarhyde pretended to kill himself, which certainly would have [...]Show More Summary
Before anything else, Hannibal is — let’s face it, probably was — the story of a seduction. Hannibal Lecter saw a kindred spirit in Will Graham, the FBI profiler whose superhuman empathy brought him perilously close to the killers he...Show More Summary
Richard Armitage wowed audiences during Saturday night’s Hannibal finale where his character, The Red Dragon, went out with a bang. Most film connoisseurs know Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal Lecter), Hugh Dancy (Will Graham), and the rest of the talented cast can act and then some, but many didn’t even know who Richard Armitage was before he... Show More Summary
Top pick Hannibal (NBC, 10 p.m., Saturday): On the eve of Hannibal’s final episode, a playlet. Hannibal Lecter [in the NBC boardroom, wheeling in a cart with several covered dishes]: Gentlemen. It is my understanding that you are displeased with our professional relationship. NBC exec [nervously]: No, no... Show More Summary
Dr. Lecter will live to eat again! Sort of. Variety reports that Mads Mikkelsen, who played the serial gourmand on NBC's recently departed Hannibal, is in early talks to play the villain in Marvel's Doctor Strange. He'll be joining a decidedly British cast that includes Tilda Swinton as the Ancient... More »
Imagine a film adaptation of The Silence Of The Lambs that decided the story would be more interesting if Hannibal Lecter had a cellmate who kept interrupting Lecter’s conversations with Clarice Starling, trying to secure his own transfer to another prison. Show More Summary
This weekend is a sad one as it brings “Hannibal” to its series finale. For three years, we’ve been watching Will Graham and Dr. Hannibal Lecter interact and now that comes to an end as Graham faces “The Red Dragon”, seeking the help of the eponymous doctor. Below are two promos for this episode, which […]
In Page To Screen, we compare a movie to the book that spawned it. The analysis goes into deep detail about specific plot points—in other words, you’ve been warned. Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon (1981), Michael Mann’s Manhunter (1986), and...Show More Summary
I'm a big fan of instant gratification when it comes to facial treatments: chemical peels give me an instant glow and lasers make my skin peel for an entire week. It's glorious! And while I definitely see a difference in my skin when it's all over, I can't help but wonder if it's just the activity that makes me feel like it's working. Show More Summary
“I look at my wife,” Will says, “and I see her dead.”After chastising Bedelia for conspiring with Hannibal, Will now confides in her, answering Dr. Lecter’s question an episode late. Bedelia probes deeper: “Do you see yourself killing her?” “Yes,” Will says. “Over and over.” Hannibal gave Will confidence. He... More »
Hannibal thunders on to the end of its final season by cementing icy Mads Mikkelsen as the definitive Dr. Lecter. The post Hannibal GIF and a Graf: Will Has Just About Had It appeared first on WIRED.
…And The Beast From The Sea continued the portrayal of Red Dragon on Hannibal, and provided the first glimpse of Hannibal Lecter wearing the mask he is famous for in the movies. Hannibal remained in contact with the Tooth Fairy, and even joked about using personal ads or notes on toilet paper to facilitate this [...]Show More Summary
TV series adaptations based on Hollywood's most notorious killers have been all the rage these last few years, with networks crafting hits out about Norman Bates, Hannibal Lecter, and soon even The Omen's Damian is getting his own show. Show More Summary
Leonardo DiCaprio will play to his dark side for a new role as "the 19th century equivalent of Hannibal Lecter," reports Deadline. He'll play serial killer HH Holmes in the film adaptation of Erik Larson's 2003 book, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, And Madness At The Fair...
What do Star Wars, Silence of the Lambs and The Dark Knight have in common? Well yes, they all were huge Box Office hits. But they also have a larger than life Villain. Who can ever forget Darth Vader? Hannibal Lecter or Heath Ledger's...Show More Summary
It?s not every day you hear of an elderly woman feasting on number of butchered bodies. Well, it?s not every day you hear of anyone living the life of Hannibal Lecter. But, in this case, the horrific killer comes in the form of a 68-year-old granny who keeps journals of her fun, murderous tendencies.Click To Continue Reading