By Matt Zoller Seitz Serial killers are a stupefyingly dull cliche, a means for storytellers to wallow in art-directed gore without dealing with the reality of crime and violence. Hannibal… More
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“Are you a murderer, Dr. Lecter?” Tonight’s edge-of-your-seat season finale of “Hannibal” leads us to the moment we’ve all been waiting for….
Recently renewed for a second season to the rousing applause of its rabid fanbase (aka “fannibals”), “Hannibal” will live on to kill again — but not tonight. This week’s episode features another notorious serial killer — the return of guest star Eddie Izzard’s Dr. Gideon.
Just when it looked bad for “Hannibal,” the character finds new life. NBC has officially renewed its rookie drama series “Hannibal” for a second season, ordering 13 episodes of the… More
Listen up, TV viewers: “Hannibal” is the best TV show you’re not watching. Seriously.
This time it is “Hannibal” that is being put on the chopping block. The NBC series has been dropped by Salt Lake City-based affiliate KSL TV because of the program’s… More
Last week, NBC pulled tonight’s episode of “Hannibal” due to its content in the wake of the Boston tragedy — but that doesn’t mean “Hannibal” fans won’t be able to… More
NBC has pulled next week’s episode of “Hannibal” in the wake of the Boston bombings, according to Variety. The addictive TV prequel to pop culture’s most legendary serial killer had… More
If you were prepared to dismiss NBC’s new incarnation of Hannibal Lecter as just another forgettable TV remake that we didn’t need, we urge you to reconsider: “Hannibal” is actually… More
Before Hannibal Lecter was recognized as being the serial killer we all know him to be — thank you Anthony Hopkins — he was a brilliant psychiatrist who consulted to… More