The Silence of the Lambs turns 25 this month. All this time, you thought it was merely a story about FBI trainee Clarice Starling’s hunt for a brutal serial killer named Buffalo Bill—with help from Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter. But the Best Picture winner has a secret: everything in the film is actually part of a…
This is so weird and hilarious: as part of W Magazine’s “Casting Call” video series, Kristen Wiig, Jane Fonda, Mya Taylor, Carey Mulligan, and Greta Gerwig read one of Hannibal Lecter’s pointed monologues from The Silence of the Lambs. Fonda is a boss no matter what, but Wiig kind of steals the show, as you can see.
Even if he looks like a retro video game player, I can still feel my spine shivering when Hannibal Lecter comes onto screen. That's what happens when you're one of the all time creepiest, scariest characters in film history. Here is CineFix's 8-bit version of Silence of the Lambs.
King Kong's monstrous motivations aren't the same as Dracula's — one wants a castle made of bananas, the other a swimming pool full of hemoglobin — but, on a psychological level, their motivations differ too. Here's Chris Braak's monster taxonomy.
Pixar Story Artist Josh Cooley has been taking iconic scenes from notably not child-safe movies like The Terminator, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Silence of the Lambs and rendering them as old-school Golden Book pages.