Film Review: Hannibal

Posted on by 5WC in Film

A few weeks ago I watched and reviewed The Silence of the Lambs, and having purchased “the trilogy” box set, thought it was about time that I reacquainted myself with Hannibal Lecter and so, tonight saw me settle in to watch “Hannibal“.

Silence of the Lambs introduced us to Lecter and his genius but he was always used as the mystery, the enigma. Part of the almost charm, of Silence of the Lambs, the reason it psychologically messes with you as much as it does is that it brilliantly lets Lecter infiltrate your mind and uses him to lead you through the film in the direction it wants you to go. And so, a sequel aimed more toward Lecter makes perfect sense – Silence of the Lambs left you wanting to know more and Hannibal was created to answer those questions.
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