Hannibal (NBC)

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  1. KenRose

    KenRose Senior member

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    anyone watch Hannibal? Seems promising, although I find Will Graham's neurotic behavior a bit over the top. Also, nice to see Hannibal rocking TF, lol.
     


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    Watched half of the premiere so far but got interrupted. Seems very erratic but I need to finish before I can judge.
     


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    oh his jackets were tom ford? i had a suspicion.

    i liked it a lot. very stylishly shot, great atmosphere.
     


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    Seemed pretty good, I like Mikkelsen's interpretation of Dr. Lector.
     


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    Another great episode.
     


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    How does this compare to The Mentalist?
     


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    Asian chick is nice on the eyes.:satisfied:
     


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    Love Mads Mikkelsen! :slayer:
     


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    I like the way his Will Graham character seems to reference William Petersen's performance in Manhunter, with the hysteria cranked up a few notches.


    I wondered. At a minimum I thought they were "TF inspired". Especially the peak lapel plaid 3 piece that he wore last week.

    The "grand guignol" aspects are a nice touch - the Shrike's lair, the mushroom garden...something that has fallen away from the serial killer genre as the trope has become ubiquitous.
     


  10. KenRose

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    I'm not sure what you mean that he seems to reference William Petersen/Manhunter? I loved that movie, I saw it in the theaters prior to even knowing about the Tom Harris book. When Silence of the Lambs came out I read the book, then Red Dragon and that's when I realized that Red Dragon was Manhunter. I felt Will Petersen did a great job of Graham, I'm really hating this new skittish, frail personality
     


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    I have a hard time seeing Eddie Izzard as a killer and overall I felt last week to be a little more transparent than I was hoping for. However, I still enjoyed. Lector's comments during dinner are hilarious.
     


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    I think he's definitely in tom ford -- the bright plaid overcoat with padoga shoulders. don't know who else is making anything like that

    wasn't a fan of last weeks episode.
     


  13. KenRose

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    I like the show, but I'm finding a few things irritating. I don't like how they are lifting direct monolog from the films "having an old friend for dinner" "the world is a better place with her in it" ect. Love the character of Hannibal with regards to his tastes for clothes, cars and culture. I thought they did that well. Not sure how I feel about the Chilton character just imitating the actor in SOTL, at least Dancy is trying to be original in his interpretation of Will Graham
     


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    My only gripe is that I think it would be more interested if they continued to allude to Lector's murderous habits for a little while longer. Why ruin it with the flashback?
     


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    FYI: One of the episodes was pulled, parts of it can be found for free online or the entire thing can be found on Amazon/Itunes as an episode if you wanted to pay for it. Pulled out of sensitivity to the Boston Marathon bombing, but I didn't really see the connection (no bombs involved or anything, maybe I'm not sensitive enough)

    http://screencrush.com/nbc-hannibal-ceuf-watch/
     
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