I tried twice to get through episode 1, and both times, I turned it off. I was so excited about this show because I love the Hannibal movies, with the exception of Manhunter and Hannibal Rising. Mads was a terrible choice for Lecter. Anthony Hopkins portrayed him as charming and polite, whereas Mads was rude and not charming in the least. I tried watching a couple clips from the show, but that just made it worse. The clips that I watched showed that the show sped things up much too quickly in order to throw everything from the movies in before the show's end. I saw the end scene of the final episode. They basically took Lecter's and Graham's "relationship" from Red Dragon where they were using a sort of quid pro quo system and turned it into them being in love basically. That is sick and stupid. Thank God, the show got cancelled and the writers were unable to get to a season where they brought in Clarice or a Clarice replacement. Take my advice and stick with the movies, a better use for your time.
Hannibal (2001)Excellent Movie!!
6 November 2010
This movie was excellent, I don't see why anyone would not like it. Anthony once again did a deliciously scary job as Lecter, and Julianne, in my opinion, made a better Clarice than Jodie Foster. The movie was more psychological than scary. It was better than the book, especially the ending. If you haven't seen it, then you need to. A rare sequel, that may be better than its predecessor. The actor and actress' made this movie reach its full potential. Ray Liotta did a great job as the jerk of the movie, Paul Krendler. This movie has a great many cat and mouse scenes between Clarice and Lecter. A great movie that deserves major praise.