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    Hannibal

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    - North American moviegoers were hungry for Hannibal the Cannibal at the weekend. "Hannibal," a thriller starring Sir Anthony Hopkins in a long-awaited follow-up to the 1991 hit "The Silence of the Lambs," grossed a record-breaking $58 million in its first three days of release in the United States and Canada, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday. If the numbers hold when final data are issued on Monday, "Hannibal" will replace 2000's "Mission: Impossible II" ($57.9 million) as the third-highest

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    Silence of the Lambs

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    " Silence of the Lambs " is a classic of the genre which is a thriller. A cult film which signed up in history of cinema. A masterpiece performed by Anthony Hopkins. The film is based on the book by Thomas Harris of the same name (Harris, 1988) . Although it was filmed in 1991, it remains one of the best psychological thrillers ever made. Jonathan Demme's film goes beyond the classical framework of the genre, playing with intellect viewer with associations . The movie surprises, though, even the

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    The Silence of the Lambs - Hannibal Lecter, American Idol Few modern horror movies have matched the critical acclaim of Jonathan Demme's 1991 The Silence of the Lambs, featuring Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, the cannibal psychiatrist. The film, along with Alfred Hitchock's Psycho (1960), is one of few horror/suspense films accepted by movie critics as one of the best American films ever produced. However, as the trilogy of movies in the Hannibal Lecter series progressed, many feared

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    Hannibal Lecter Analysis

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    Silence of the Lambs is a film based on a novel written by Thomas Harris. Hannibal Lecter, a character that is impersonated by Anthony Hopkins, is a psychopath and cannibalistic serial killer. While he is in jail, Dr. Lecter becomes a huge asset in the apprehension of another serial killer who had a skin fetish. Clarice Starling, starred by actress Jodie Foster, is a smart young FBI intern who not only faces the conflict with such case but with the discrimination from her colleagues for being a women

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    “I forgive you, Dad.” (Movie) On the movie screen the tearful Eddie, with his trembling voice, is wholeheartedly trying to reach out to his father inside the Diner in Heaven. It is the moment that Eddie’s sentimental reflection turns into an emotional eruption. At that moment Eddie’s tears almost wet my face. That is just one of stunning visual effects I felt while watching the film, “The Five People You Meet in Heaven.” The film, directed by Lloyd Kramer, is based on the book with the same title

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    based on the acclaimed crime, horror, and drama books by Thomas Harris. The NBC series stands as a reboot for the cinematic Hannibal franchise, which became popular after the success of the 1991 cinematic adaption of Silence of the Lambs in which Anthony Hopkins famously portrayed the character of Hannibal Lecter, although the first Hannibal film was actually the 1986 film Manhunter, an adaption of Harris' Red Dragon. While the first three episodes enjoyed rating of around 4 to 3 million, the rest of

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    Titus Andronicus

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    Titus Andronicus is a boldly and brutal portrayal of the fragility of social and political order. It explores the consequences of vengeance, and through horrific and at times amusing drama reveals vengeances' ineffectiveness. (http://www.online-literature.com/shakespeare/titusandronicus/). The essential plot that leads Titus to his final realizations are the fact that he feels as if he has lost everything. He has done everything by the book, he has always been straightforward, he has fought Rome's

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    It is a paradox of sorts to think that going to war would make someone a coward. What is more valiant than flocking to the battle lines and making the ultimate sacrifice for the innocent civilians back home? But Pablo Picasso, an abstract artist of the 20th century, argues that these soldiers—these martyrs—die for nothing when organized combat turns to genocide and massacre. On April 27, 1934, as a brutal civil war was ravaging Picasso’s native country of Spain, Hitler chose the Basque village of

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    Ophelia and Desdemona play the role of the "innocent lady" in Shakespeare's Hamlet and Othello. The roles of these characters provide a sense of completeness, faithfulness, and obedience to the leading male figures. In both plays, these innocent ladies end up dying. These deaths are both due to a false rejection of love. Othello kills Desdemona because he believes her love is false, and Ophelia dies ultimately because she reads Hamlet's mask of madness as rejection. These deaths exemplify the pattern

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    There is something about Shakespeare that entices people to feel venomous towards his work. When reading or viewing adaptations of his work, the audience is compulsively drawn into the story. Especially in his early works, Shakespeare is blatant with violence, which is disturbing to the audience. Yet, the audience is entranced even more as they try to find out how Shakespeare creates his plays to be so tyrannical. Shakespeare is an effective playwright because of one simple fact: he is a tyrant.

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