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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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02.18.2016
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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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02.15.2016
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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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01.11.2016
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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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01.08.2016
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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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06.26.2015
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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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10.21.2014
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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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11.11.2013
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The Good, The Bad and the Badass: Anthony Hopkins

Last week, we took a look at the career of master director John Carpenter , a true legend of modern horror. This week we take a look at the career of a legendary actor who’s also made his mark on the genre... Anthony Hopkins It's ironic that “Sir” Anthony Hopkins is so identified with the character of Hannibal Lecter in THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS ,...
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11.04.2013
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