If you enjoy movies of a darker nature, then you may agree with us in saying that not only was The Silence of the Lambs
one of the best horror/thriller flicks the 1990’s produced, but perhaps one of the greatest of all time. Admittedly, we could probably talk about the many things that made it special all day, chief among which were Anthony Hopkins
’ chilling performance as Hannibal
Lecter and Buffalo Bill’s legendary dance scene set to “Goodbye Horses” by Q Lazzarus – but let’s talk about the good doctor for a moment, shall we?
As you may know, this wasn’t the first of Thomas Harris
’ series of books to have been adapted to film, with Manhunter
preceding it in 1986. Furthermore, Brian Cox
originally inhabited the role of Lecter, although it was spelled “Lecktor” the first time around.
Anyway, when it came time to get the followup off the ground,