Essays Tagged: "Silence of the Lambs"

The Silence of The Lambs

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBSClarice Starling, a student preparing for a life in the FBI, hunts a serial kill ... falo Bill takes hisnewest victim, a U.S. Senator's daughter, and the countdown to death begins."The Silence of the Lambs" was chosen for the title because it is ClariceStarling's ultimate goal for the ... toend. She believes deep down that if she catches Buffalo Bill herself she will sleepsoundly in the silence of the lambs.My first interpretation of Clarice was that she was very bright and observant. ...

(3 pages) 210 1 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Dragons and monsters in America, portrayed through media

nd television. Movies about serial killerssuch as "Natural Born Killers", "Seven" "The Stand", and "Silence of the Lambs" strikefear in to the hearts of millions of Americans all too often. This creat ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

compares evils in Silence of the Lambs by Harris

The Battle Between Two EvilsIn the novel, Silence of the Lambs, we see two different extremes ofevil. Dr. Chilton is evil in one respect, whil ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Thrillers.

genre, making him a legend around the world. Alfred Hitchcock's NORTH BY NORTHWEST, Thomas Harris's SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, and Ken Follett's THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE are all classic thrillers. But the mor ... well known for their ability to make viewers flinch with movie thriller antics, such as moments of silence and suspense broken by the sound of something dropping or the family dog being mistaken for ...

(6 pages) 80 0 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Ed Gein the Serial Killer Biography (written in a speech format).

portions of the plots from three chilling films called PSYCHO, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. They are three films after which you can leave the theater and tell yourself " ... their victims.Gein's story lived on in 1991 with the release of the Academy Award winning film THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. Based on the book by Thomas Harris, the story featured a serial killer called ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Criminal Shadows: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer. A book by David Canter. Book Review

d trouble deciding who the book would appeal to. Esquires comment on the front of the book "Fans of Silence of the Lambs will find the real-life thing here" I thought was promising, but by the end of ... promising, but by the end of the book I felt that I had been misled. This was due to the fact that "Silence of the Lambs" is full of fast paced action, strong characters, gore and even a little humour ...

(4 pages) 91 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psycho - by Alfred Hitchcock 1960 as compared to the 1998 version by Gus Van Sant.

riginal was such a masterpiece.Since psycho was released in 1960, thrillers similar to it, such as 'Silence of The Lambs', and 'American Psycho' have advanced dramatically in technology, however, they ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Understanding the mind of a serial killer The Canadian Law and Serial killing

o test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti". This is a quote from the movie Silence of The Lambs. The movie stars Hannibal Lecter, a serial killer who eats his victims. On the ...

(5 pages) 62 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Sterotypes

normally seen in movies and in advertisements, for example in an independent study of the film The Silence of the Lambs, Jodie Foster plays a powerful F.B.I. Agent, but she is still frequently put in ...

(3 pages) 82 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Parents are not children

normally seen in movies and in advertisements, for example in an independent study of the film The Silence of the Lambs, Jodie Foster plays a powerful F.B.I. Agent, but she is still frequently put in ...

(3 pages) 40 2 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Silence of the lambs versus alien

In both Silence of the Lambs and Aliens, gender and sex roles become muddled. Both films capture the indisti ... g to demolish gender typing, French discusses both genders' displeasure with their circumstances.In Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, Clarisse, and Buffalo Bill all assume gender-blurring personas. Alth ... , and similar to Bill and the alien, exists as a catalyst for the female protagonist's growth. Both Silence of the Lambs and Aliens serve to challenge and question the rigid societal restraints placed upon each gender.

(12 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Analysis of the Acting of Jodie Foster in "The Silence of The Lambs"

nity once more, the true value of good acting. One of these recently released movie classics is The Silence Of The Lambs, directed by Jonathon Demme. Although rife with poignant performances by its ma ... during dramatic scenes, to how she did so, specifically, down to the most minute of actions.In The Silence Of The Lambs, Clarice Starling is a FBI academy trainee who longs to advance and get ahead i ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Serial Killers

en most people think of cannibalism they think of Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lector from The Silence Of The Lambs, or more recently from the movie Hannibal. It is in such films that acts of can ...

(3 pages) 10 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hannibal Book Report

rguments For & Against Reading This Book "Hannibal" is the sequel of the best-seller "The Silence of The Lambs". The plot starts seven years after Dr. Hannibal Lecter helped the FBI ag ...

(1 pages) 723 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cannibalism Through The Ages

eople feel ill. They wonder why someone would actually eat another human being. Through movies like Silence of the Lambs and Alive, people have seen the reasons why cannibals eat what they eat. Whethe ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility- "The Crucible", "Silence of the Lambs" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

power by seemingly disempowered characters and their misuse of this power. Similarly, the film The Silence of the Lambs ironically depicts power roles.Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible portrays ... he almost Biblical language of the play emphasizes these themes.Jonathan Demme’s 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs further explores the idea of the ironic inversion of power through the relation ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Silence Of The Lambs

The movie "The Silence of the Lambs" got many excelent reviews and won five film awards. These included best pictur ... lear throughout the whole story. The plot was very to the point and not too drawn out.The movie the Silence of the lambs got much recognition from the viewers. It was a huge sucess and brought in alot ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Ethics of "A Beautiful Mind"

chopaths, or as objects of amusement or pity such as Norman Bates in Psycho, Hannibal Lector in The Silence of the Lambs, Bobby Bouchet in The Waterboy or John Nash in A Beautiful Mind. Unfortunately, ...

(14 pages) 101 1 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays