The Silence of the Lambs

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 16 - About 154 Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Silence Of Lambs

    • 575 Words
    • 3 Pages

    The Silence of the Lambs (Jonathan Demme, 1991) is a story of a young agent Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) crack the Buffalo Bill (Ted Levine) case to cure her childhood trauma and calm down the lamb in her soul. In order to solve the criminal case, she meets Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) in the cell and want to find some useful clues. At the end of the film, Buffalo Bill was killed by Clarice, and the hostage is out of danger, but Hannibal escaped and is following his next target… The most impressive scene in this movie to me is the last meeting between Clarice and Hannibal. The settings for the scene is perfect. Hannibal is in a huge cage. In that cage, he is still very calm and elegant. The soundtrack is classic music. That matches Hannibal’s…

    • 575 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Suspense is an element of fiction building on foreshadowing and other aspects of fiction that creates a tense, anxious, or excitement. I chose the film Silence of the Lambs to describe suspense because this film in particular touched me in a suspenseful way. The basis of the movie in itself is suspenseful; police investigations and attempts at stopping a serial killer who is at large creates an exciting atmosphere. Its themes also create some suspenseful aspects to the film that are also…

    • 876 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Decent Essays

    The novel "The Silence of the Lambs" will have you on the edge of your seat the entire way through. It includes a strong female lead, by the name of Clarice Starling. Clarice is brave, determined, and hard working. She works in a male dominated job, therefore she faces unjust treatment. However, she proves herself to her coworkers when she is assigned to gather information about a serial killer on the loose. She is told to ask a cannibalistic serial killer named Dr. Hannibal Lecter questions and…

    • 316 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Improved Essays

    In the film Silence of the Lambs (Demme, 1991) the entire scheme is built across 3 key characters. Clarice Starling is an intelligent FBI apprentice who is put hooked on the situation of trying to disentangle the intellect of a wicked mastermind, Hannibal Lecter, in demand to discover the solutions wanted to apprehend the serialized murderer, Jame Gumb, also recognized as Mr. Buffalo Bill. The emotional experience is very sturdy in all of the characters, lending to their credibility, excluding…

    • 743 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Boundaries are what people put up and dare not to cross or to cross. They are put up for protection or as a challenge. The movie The Silence of the Lambs explores the first of these two reasons. The movie features Agent Clarice Starling, an FBI agent in training who is given a difficult case that will either make or break her future reputation, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a psychologist that has become a psychopathic and cannibalistic serial killer, and Buffalo Bill, a man that is convinced that he is…

    • 1401 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    The popularity of Jonathan Demme's movie is likely to last as long as there is a market for being scared. Like “Nosferatu,” “Psycho” and “Halloween,” it illustrates that the best thrillers don't age. Fear is a universal emotion and a timeless one. But “Silence of the Lambs” is not merely a thrill show. It is also about two of the most memorable characters in movie history, Clarice Starling and Hannibal Lecter, and their strange, strained relationship (“people will say we're in love,” Lecter…

    • 1249 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    The film Silence of the Lambs, is a very unique film in so many different aspects such great acting, music, costumes, background, plot, historical content, and more. The film was based of the book series, which the film director Jonathan Demme brought the book itself to new heights when the film was created. Proof that the film was great was all its achievements such as the film cast won best actress, director, picture, actor, and adapted screenplay all in the same day at the Academy Awards;…

    • 808 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    There is no pattern to how the fitful, abominable man known as Buffalo Bill, chooses his victims. But one thing is clear, all his victims, women, are found dead with their skin peeled off their bodies. Clarice Starling, who is just a behavioral science trainee now has to track down this awful man, but not without having to ask for the help of the renowned Doctor Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter who ate nine of his physcology patients before being arrested . Both versions of The Silence of Lambs…

    • 1191 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    There is no pattern to how the fitful, abominable man known as Buffalo Bill, chooses his victims. But one thing is clear, all his victims, women, are found dead with their skin peeled of their bodies. Clarice Starling, who is just a behavioral science trainee now has to track down this awful man, but not without having to ask for the help of the renowned Doctor Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter who ate nine of his physcology patients before being arrested . The filmic version of The Silence of The…

    • 1177 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    The Silence of the Lambs is a film about Hannibal Lector, a crazed psychiatrist who is serving life in prison for murder and cannibalism. The FBI believes that Lector may have information about a murderer who is killing young women and skinning them. The FBI sends a young investigative student, Clarice Starling, to talk to Lector. Being a psychiatrist, Lector is able to question Clarice just as she questions him. In the end, Lector escapes only to pursue an old acquaintance and Clarice solves…

    • 478 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 16