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The Hannibal Time Forgot: Why Manhunter Needs More Love

After the cult success of Hannibal, there are now two generations who embrace their own version of Hannibal Lecter as the one true representation of the character in their eyes. For some people, Mads ...

The Terrible Reality Of Cannibalism

In  movies such as Cannibal Holocaust, Silence of the Lambs, and The Green Inferno, cannibalism is an essential staple of the plot. Most audience members understandably cringe at the sight of a human ...


Is It Just Me, Or Was Hannibal’s Third Season Its Worst?

In this regular series, a Wicked Horror writer presents an unpopular opinion about a particular genre offering and asks the oft-repeated question, “Is it just me?” In this installment, Joey Keogh argu...


Hannibal Recap – Season 3, Episode 13

Put your forks down, Fannibals–it’s all over. After only three short years on the air, the highly intelligent and inventive NBC drama Hannibal has come to an end. The show was often lauded...


Hannibal Recap – Season 3, Episode 3

Going into episode three of the third season of NBC’s Hannibal, there was much anticipation and excitement. I vaguely know what is coming later, with the teases that have been given about the Re...


Hannibal Recap – Season 3, Episodes 1 and 2

After the intense, action-filled, and bloody finale of season 2, NBC’s Hannibal returned for round three with less of a bang and more of a whimper for its season opener. But now two episodes in,...

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Five Notoriously Gory Movies That Actually Aren’t

In the public consciousness, horror movies and gore go hand in hand. But despite that, some of the most beloved genre films of all time are virtually bloodless. Nobody has ever accused Poltergeist of ...

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Why Hannibal and Bates Motel Work So Well

At some point in almost every horror movie franchise, there is a film that attempts to tackle the origins of the killer. It makes sense, seeing as how we’ve often wondered just what set these ma...

Civilization being caressed by cannibals in Eli Roth's Green Inferno.

Horror History: Cannibalism in Cinema

To society as a whole, cannibalism represents the great taboo. Picturing yourself in a situation where such a practice is occurring is frightening no matter which role you place yourself in. If you ar...

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