Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 49

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Featuring The Following, Bates Motel and Hannibal Welcome to the Monster Movie Podcast. Kevin Bacon stars as Ryan Hardy on FOX’s hit show, The Following. Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore are Norma and Norman Bates in A&E’s Bates Motel. And Mads Mikkelsen is Hannibal Lecter in NBC’s Hannibal. It’s terror on TV as Doc Rotten welcomes Dave Dreher from HorrorNews.Net to take a look a horror programming on today’s television sets. Monster Movie Podcast Episode 49 – Horror … Continue reading

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Preview of HANNIBAL E9 With Guest Star Lance Henriksen

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The NBC show HANNIBAL just keeps picking up speed and this coming weeks episode will continue a little trend they have started with bringing in kick ass guest stars that make you pretty much have to watch. Last week it was Eddie Izzaard who starred as a captured serial killer and turned in one hell of a performance amping the horrific nature of things and this week we get genre superstar Lance Henriksen. Here’s the … Continue reading

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HANNIBAL Gets Cannibalized By The Network

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If you notice a strange jump in the storyline for HANNIBAL, currently airing on NBC, it’s because the network decided to not air the fourth installment of the series citing sensitivity issues. Seriously? WTF? Reportedly the episode titled “Ceuf” centered around a story arc with kids killing kids and the decision was made that apparently we as a nation can not stomach such things. So, they decided instead to severely edit the episode and post … Continue reading

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TV Review: Hannibal (TV Series) Episode 1

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And so it begins, finally a series with some intellectual motive and diabolical intent. Called a dramatic psychological thriller, “Hannibal” borrows from the “Silence of the Lamb” franchise taking things further with a younger Dr. Hannibal Lecter. I wasn’t sure if I was ready for another serial killer series to take under wing with “Dexter” claiming territory for so long. However, it only took this first episode to fall in love with the series and … Continue reading

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Interview: Laurence J. Fishburne (HANNIBAL)

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The third in my series of interviews with the cast and crew of HANNIBAL features Laurence J. Fishburne, yeah Morpheus himself. This time around he is playing the important role of Jack Crawford, the behind the scenes FBI agent who likes to match his agents up against Hannibal Lector. The role of Jack Crawford has been an important one in the film outings of the Lector saga and with an actor of the caliber of … Continue reading

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Interview: David Slade (HANNIBAL)

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As I promised yesterday today I will continue with our countdown of interviews as we march towards the April 5th debut of HANNIBAL on NBC. Today comes series premiere director David Slade and he chats it up about bringing the incomparable Hannibal Lector to prime time TV. He’s got something interesting thoughts on carrying the Hannibal legacy over to a more mainstream audience. The purpose of all of this is to drive it into your … Continue reading

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Interview: Bryan Fuller (HANNIBAL)

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Over the course of the next few days, as we prepare for the debut of HANNIBAL on NBC, I’m going to be presenting you with interviews of the cast and crew all of whom have unique takes on bringing Hannibal Lector to network TV. Our first interview is with Executive Producer Bryan Fuller who chats it up about all the things he would like to do with Hannibal Lector as a prime time baddie. Remember, … Continue reading

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Latest Teaser For HANNIBAL Lays It All On The Table

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It’s a short tease but one of the better ones so far and with only a couple of days till the premiere I guess it’s time to roll out your big guns. HANNIBAL premieres on April 4th at 10 PM on NBC. First a look at all the up to date info and then check out the teaser. Gonna be fun!! Starring Hugh Dancy as Will Graham and Mads Mikkelsen as Hannibal Lecter, “Hannibal” from … Continue reading

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Trailer: Hannibal TV Series (2013) – Loin TV spot

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Trailer: Hannibal TV Series (2013) – Loin TV spot Explores the early relationship the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers

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Hannibal TV Series Poster (Version 03)

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Hannibal TV Series Poster (Version 03)

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NBC Offers Up A “First Look” At HANNIBAL

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With only a few weeks to go till NBC rolls out their horror effort HANNIBAL they are pulling out all the stops to get the word out about the event. Horror on TV is HUGE right now and the latest additions, shows like THE FOLLOWING and BATES MOTEL opening strong and holding an audience NBC would love to get a piece of that action. Is HANNIBAL the answer? We’ll all find out together. Now, back … Continue reading

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Extended Promo For HANNIBAL Shows Promise

The whole notion of a weekly TV show based on the Thomas Harris HANNIBAL novels airing on regular network TV has concerned me but I’ve got to tell you, I like where NBC seems to be heading with this. Airing at 10 PM beginning Thursday April 4th HANNIBAL will pick up during the Will Graham era of the HANNIBAL saga. For those of you who are fans of the films this would be around the … Continue reading

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Hannibal TV Series Poster (Version 02)

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Hannibal TV Movie Poster (Version 02)

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Hannibal TV Series Poster (Version 01)

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Hannibal TV Series Poster (Version 01)

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NBC Serves Up The First Trailer For HANNIBAL

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And you thought you were going to have to wait till Saturday night like everyone else to see the first footage for HANNIBAL. You know I wouldn’t let that happen. I’ve got it for you right here, right now. As I told you earlier this week, the series premieres on Thursday April 4th at 10 PM and is going to take us back into the world of Hannibal Lector during the Will Graham era of … Continue reading

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NBC Invites HANNIBAL For Thursday Night Dinner

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We’ve been talking about the TV premiere of Hannibal Lector for a while now. Not sure how our favorite cannibal is going to play out on network TV but hell, I’m willing to give it a shot. Tonight brings the news that NBC has decided what to do with the show and they’ve placed it on Thursday nights at 10 PM starting on April 4th. HANNIBAL is going to take place during the Will Graham … Continue reading

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HANNIBAL, HEMLOCK GROVE Get Some Art.

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A couple new horror-themed shows heading our way, one via NBC and the other for all of us who stream Netflix. What they both have in common tonight is the fact that some teaser art got released for both and it is certainly worth a look. First up, coming from NBC is HANNIBAL. Yeah, that HANNIBAL seems someone thinks we all need a little cannibal every week! HANNIBAL will focus on the relationship between Dr. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Silence of The Lambs (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: In this pulse-pounding adaptation of Thomas Harris’s novel, FBI trainee Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer; unfortunately, her Faustian relationship with Lecter soon leads to his escape … and now, two deranged killers are on the loose. REVIEW: Written by: Ted Tally Directed by: Jonathan Demme … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hannibal Rising (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Director Peter Webber takes on the myth of the menacing Hannibal Lecter (Gaspard Ulliel) in this terrifying prequel that attempts to trace the murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer. The film follows Lecter from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his sojourn in France, where as a med student he hones his appetite for the kill. REVIEW: Written by: Thomas … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hannibal (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: Anthony Hopkins returns as one of the great villains in screen history, Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter, in this riveting sequel to The Silence of the Lambs. Lecter’s only surviving victim, the hideously scarred Mason Verger (Gary Oldman), tries to draw the serial gourmet out of hiding using the one person he cares about: Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore). Can the devious genius be trapped? REVIEW: Written by: David Mamet and Steven Zaillian Directed by: Ridley … Continue reading

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