What Are You Watching? is a weekly space for The A.V Club’s film critics and readers to share their thoughts, observations, and opinions on movies new and old. “Closer, please. Closer!” —Hannibal Lecter, The Silence Of The Lambs When...Show More Summary
Director Jonathan Demme’s humanist spirit reigned over his lengthy, textured career, covering everything from a Talking Heads concert film and a Hannibal Lecter thriller to a Henrik Ibsen adaptation. An industrious director until the very end, Demme brought a certain craft and care to every one of his projects, big ... More »
Mob wives, CB radio buffs and AIDS victims; Hannibal Lecter, Howard Hughes and Jimmy Carter: Mr. Demme (pronounced DEM-ee) plucked his subjects and stories largely from the stew of contemporary American subcultures and iconography. He created a body of work — including fiction films and documentaries, dramas and comedies, original scripts, adaptations and remakes — […]
This interview discusses plot points of Bates Motel’s last episode, “The Cord.” Talk about big shoes to fill: Not since Mads Mikkelsen embodied Hannibal Lecter, the serial killer made famous by Anthony Hopkins, has there been such an iconic horror villain making the transition from film to television as Norman Bates. Show More Summary
The 1991 classic is such a thrilling crime drama but wouldn’t it be as creepy and (quite frankly) hilarious if Hannibal Lecter fell in love with Detective Starling? No? Well, we think so! [Cinefix] The post The Silence of the Lambs as a Romantic Comedy appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
Many of the most horrifying parts of The Silence Of The Lambs are in its quiet sexual insinuations, particularly the way Clarice Starling is eyed by other men and the flirtatious repartee she builds with Hannibal Lecter. While many horror...Show More Summary
If Mads is starring, my ass is in the seat. Deadline is reporting today that Mads Mikkelsen, the definitive Hannibal Lecter (in my eyes), has just been cast as the lead in Arctic, an upcoming survival thriller that will be directed by Joe Penna. The Armory Films, Union Entertainment Group, and Pegasus Pictures film, penned […]
Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is Trump protects Americans: A Calendar of Resistance Events • 911 is a useless embarrassment for millions of Americans. Here is why. • Watch the hell this guy put his computer through with three decades of...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! "You Know Who Also Said Troubling Things In a Calm Voice? Hannibal Lecter." CNN and countless other outlets would like you to believe that President Trump's first address to Congress Tuesday was the pivot to normalcy the country has long been waiting for. Show More Summary
The Girl With All The Gifts is anchored by one central image, one striking enough to show up on the poster and pop up every few scenes in the film itself: a beautiful little girl in a Hannibal Lecter mask. Devoid of context, the image is intriguing, promising something utterly original and deeply fucked up. Show More Summary
Get ready to bring out the fava beans and a nice chianti because the Silence of the Lambs Hannibal Lecter Pop! Vinyl Figure is ready to join you for dinner. Standing 3 3/4-inches tall, Anthony Hopkins’ Hannibal Lecter is an intimidating sight, strapped to a dolly and wearing a straitjacket and a special mask that […]
Soccer is serious business in Spain, so beware if you try to joke about it. One television station almost had to learn this the hard way when Real Madrid sued the station for $6 million after it superimposed a Hannibal Lecter mask on one of its players during a joke-laden clip about rough play. The clip originally […]
Hannibal Lecter is one of our American culture’s most famous serial killers, and he’s not even real. There is some truth in his most murderous traits–a little bit of Ed Gein and Ted […] The post Happy Birthday Hannibal Lecter and Your Many Iterations appeared first on Geek.com.
They may be manipulative, dishonest and callous, but the typical psychopath is no Hannibal Lecter. In fact, they tend to get lower scores on intelligence tests
Francesca tries to recreate the iconic, but unseen liver and fava beans dish from Silence of the Lambs. Read more... More about Movies, Cannibal, Chianti, Wine, and Fava Beans
They might honestly run out of kinds of food before they exhaust all the narrative possibilities inherent in Hannibal Lecter. "Episode 900: Um, Just An Egg Salad Sandwich Or Something? Maybe It Has Eyeballs In it?" Ever since NBC canceled Hannibal last summer, Fannibals have been slavering to see more ... More »
As frightening as movie psychopaths like Norman Bates and Hannibal Lecter appear on the big screen, turns out they may not be as realistic compared to their real-life counterparts. In 2013, Belgian psychiatrists watched over 400 movies...Show More Summary
Anthony Hopkins, of course, knows a thing or two about brilliant serial killers, having played the role of Hannibal Lecter multiple times. Now he’s back on that beat with Solace. Hopkins stars as John Clancy, a psychic hunting a murderer (Colin Farrell, looking serene) who shares those gifts. Show More Summary
Anthony Hopkins is really good at helping the police track down serial killers. However, he's no Hannibal Lecter in SOLACE, the long-awaited film from director Afonso Poyart, in which he's a psychic commissioned to track down a psycho. Who also happens to be psychic. A brand new trailer and poster have dropped for the flick, which looks both exciting... Read More...
Fictional serial killers tend to be geniuses whose crimes practically qualify as performance art. Hannibal Lecter creates grisly tableaux inspired by classic art; “John Doe” engineers a grandiose plan illustrating the seven deadly sins; Patrick Bateman murders a guy while pontificating about Huey Lewis And The News. Show More Summary