How To Terrify The Audience

Using the iconic horror film The Silence of the Lambs as an example, this video essay by The Closer Look is a lesson in how to terrify your audience. Hint: the key lies in one of the most memorable villains of all time, Hannibal Lecter.

The Closer Look

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Criterion Collection


Crime Thriller

Crime Thriller

Jonathan Demme

The Silence of the Lambs