February 9, 2007
Rated R for strong grisly violent content and some language/sexual references
In RED DRAGON we learned who he was. In SILENCE OF THE LAMBS we learned how he did it. Now comes the most chilling chapter in the life of Hannibal Lecter – the one that answers the most elusive question of all - why?
HANNIBAL RISING marks the first time in the award-winning series, best selling author Thomas Harris (“Red Dragon,” “Silence of the Lambs”) writes the screenplay – reaching back to explore the...
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, the latest in a trend of origin stories, commits the one cardinal sin that Hannibal Lecter stories cannot commit: it doesn't feature Anthony Hopkins. Doomed to failure by that fact alone, Hannibal Rising is a mediocre drama-horror that tries to explain what should not be explained. Full movie review »