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Top 10 Famous Characters with Limited Screentime (video)

What makes some of the most memorable characters in film history so iconic is that they don’t overstay their welcome. They come in, do their little bit, steal the show away from the leading characters, and then evaporate from the screen and into film legend. In fact, many of the characters we most associate with classic films are actually barely in those films. Take Hannibal...
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Bryan Fuller teases a possible Season 4 return for Hannibal

Pardon me while I tend to my plate of fava beans and a nice bottle of chianti before we get down to the business end of this news article. Ah, okay, I'm all set. Recently, HANNIBAL showrunner Bryan Fuller sat in on an episode of the  Post Mortem with Mick Garris  podcast, and shared that he's already got a few ideas in regard to creating a new season for his TV...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Jonathan Demme

Jonathan Demme Jonathan Demme ’s death is a huge loss – both to us film fans, as well as those who knew him personally. In the days since his death, former colleagues, assistants, friends, family, etc, all came forward with tales of how Demme was among the most gracious of Hollywood power players, with none uttering an unkind word about him. By all...
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Jonathan Demme, director of Silence of the Lambs, has died at 73

Jonathan Demme , the Oscar-winning director of SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, PHILADELPHIA and RACHEL GETTING MARRIED has passed away this morning in New York. Sources close to the family said the cause was esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease. He was treated for the disease back in 2010, but suffered a recurrence two years ago, with his condition reportedly deteriorating in...
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Cast This: Clarice Starling

Clarice Starling is a fictional character that appears in the novels The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal by Thomas Harris . She probably best known from the film adaptation of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, where she was played by Jodie Foster (who received an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance), while in the film adaptation of HANNIBAL, she was played...
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The Silence of the Lambs' director and writer on the films original ending

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS may be twenty-five years old and I may have watched it a few dozen times since then, but the film has never once lost its effectiveness; from the opening moments all the way until the end in which Lecter comments that he'll be having an "old friend for dinner," THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS remains one heck of a film and features great performances from...
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Exclusive Cool Video: 25th Anniversary Tribute to The Silence of the Lambs

This week marks the 25th anniversary of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, and what better way to celebrate (besides some fava beans and a nice chianti, of course) than with a tribute video! Director Jonathan Demme 's adaptation of the best-selling Thomas Harris novel was released on February 14, 1991, and grossed almost $14 million in its opening weekend before going on to earn $130...
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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 1992

In this new series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was popular for...
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Anthony Hopkins regrets appearing as Hannibal beyond Silence of the Lambs

Anthony Hopkins ' role as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS has more than earned its place in history as one of the all-time great horror performances. Anthony Hopkins ' screen-time in the film amounted to a mere sixteen minutes, but his presence cast a terrifying shadow over the entire proceedings. Hopkins would go on to reprise the role in 2001's HANNIBAL...
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Why It Works: The Silence Of The Lambs

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** Earler this week, we reported that NBC's Hannibal  has been canceled in the midst of its third season. As tribute to this fine show, let's take a look at the movie that...
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Cool Videos: The 8-bit version of Silence of the Lambs is pretty cool

There is something to be said for the nostalgia of old school video games. Before graphics got so same amazing, video games had to entice you with gameplay and connections to the movies they were based on. Still, we never saw games based on dramatic films because there wasn't anything very "video-gamey" about them. But, this recreation of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS as an 8-bit game proves...
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Cool Videos: This blooper reel from The Silence of the Lambs is hilariously weird

Some movies are just not funny at all. THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS is one of those movies. When you watch the dead serious performances from Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster , you never chuckle once. Sure, maybe some of the dated technology makes the movie a little humorous, but the subject matter of the film never elicits any comedic moments. That is until you see the blooper reel....
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