Film Review: The Silence Of The Lambs

Posted on by 5WC in Film

It’s not often that you can describe a movie as a classic, and truly mean it. Quite often people throw it at a film, hoping it sticks, or you’ll see it emblazoned across a movie poster either preceded or succeeded by three little dots, telling you that all may not be as it seems.

But, The Silence Of The Lambs, is one of the few movies you can actually describe as a classic and truly mean it. However you want to analyse it: plot, script, performances, cinematography, direction, it just oozes quality. Whether you like horror movies or not, it is simply 2 hours of breathtaking film making. There are only 3 films to date to win “the big five” at the Academy Awards, and it is one. Enough said.

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