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Bryan Fuller On How HANNIBAL Would Continue

Earlier this week, a new episode of the Shock Waves podcast dropped with very special guest Bryan Fuller. HANNIBAL may have only lasted 3 seasons, but the creator and showrunner definitely felt there was much more story to tell with these characters. Co-host Elric Kane had asked if he knew that Season 3’s final episode […]

Films 

5 Reasons To Upgrade And Pick Up MANHUNTER On Blu!

The legacy of Hannibal Lecter has come quite a long way from his original cinematic debut in Michael Mann’s way-ahead-of-its-time 1986 classic film. But thankfully, the rest of the world has caught up and fully embraced the characters and world created by esteemed author Thomas Harris. When NBC’s HANNIBAL wrapped its third season last year, […]

Films Real Life Scares 

Which Screen Psychopath is Most Realistic? Science Has the Answer!

Now this is the kind of intensive scientific study just about any horror fan would love to participate in: Samuel J. Leistedt M.D., Ph.D, a professor of psychiatry in Belgium who specializes in analysis of psychopathic behavior, assembled a diverse team of experts in forensic psychiatry and film criticism who were willing to watch hundreds […]

TV 

A Sneak Peek At The HANNIBAL: Season 3 Special Features

HANNIBAL may have ended at the conclusion of it’s 3rd season, but it’s still amazing that a show of this caliber even existed in the first place, and even more amazing that it aired on regular network television! Beyond its strong cult following, its influence and impact will no doubt be felt for years to […]

Films 

DOUBLE TAKE – MANHUNTER (1986) / RED DRAGON (2002)

To me, the key to a truly great “remake” of a pre-existing horror film is simple. Would the new update make a good double feature with the original movie? When it comes to programming a double bill, the goal is to find two movies with a similar theme that would complement each other. And there’s […]

Films 

CHARACTER SHOWDOWN – Who Is The Definitive Hannibal Lecter?

With the 3rd and now final season of NBC’s HANNIBAL now complete, and ending with a full on adaptation of RED DRAGON, the book in which we were first introduced to the character of “Hannibal the Cannibal,” a funny thing happened. Despite the fact that we’ve now had 4 actors portray this iconic horror legend, I […]