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Sidewinder's View: "Hannibal" (2001) [SPOILERS]

I revisited Ridley Scott’s 2001 film Hannibal a few days ago. I’d seen it only once before.

A buddy of mine who paid money to see it during its theatrical run insisted it was the most disgusting movie he’d ever seen and nothing he ever cared to sit through again. 650 more words

Friday Book Whimsy: The Spider and the Fly

Before I review this book, I have to tell you a deep, dark secret. I sort of, kind of, like to read about real-life murder and real-life murderers. 535 more words


Freddy Lounds: And the sad indictment of journalism

So I have been re-watching the 3 seasons of the Hannibal TV series, and the character of Freddie Louds really struck a cord with me. No because of Lara Jean Chorostecki’s acting skills or how well the character was written by Bryan Fuller and Thomas Harris. 287 more words


The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)

A replica of Hannibal Lector’s cell, from Jonathan Demme’s classic 1991 film “The Silence of the Lambs,” was built in the basement of the Hollywood Museum in Hollywood, California.  111 more words

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From Hopkins to Heineken: Hannibal through the years

Thomas Harris’s original character Hannibal Lecter has been a staple of the horror franchise since his inception in 1981.

Born into a written series, Harris soon set him loose into the world of film and then television, as well as one tangential moment in a spoof musical endearingly named  779 more words


Officially a Fannibal

Four years ago I was flipping channels in bed on a Friday night. I jolted out of my seat and did a quick double take. Did I really see what I just saw? 1,259 more words




Periodically I post my short fiction on my blog.  The following short memoir could have been titled “Interview with a Monster” but I opted for “The Days of my Youth”  because it was written in response to the question: what happens before or after a famous fictional event? 918 more words