Nov. 9, 2006, 9:48 p.m. CST
by Karl Hungus
Nov. 9, 2006, 9:50 p.m. CST
Spider-Man 3 is the headline today!
Nov. 9, 2006, 9:50 p.m. CST
Seems too close to the "Hannibal" Poster. Could be worse, though.
Nov. 9, 2006, 9:54 p.m. CST
Or a kid being set on fire. Good work , morons. They must've got a guy who designed 80's thriller movie posters to pull this giant piece of shit out of his ass.
Nov. 9, 2006, 10:01 p.m. CST
by Flim Springfield
Oh, that wacky Hannibal! Who will he eat next?
Nov. 9, 2006, 10:10 p.m. CST
Check it out in photoshop. If you keep the mask but get rid of the eyes and face, it looks amazing.
Nov. 9, 2006, 10:13 p.m. CST
by mr teaspoon
It's too melodramatic for what these movies are about. More akin to a superhero flick.
Nov. 9, 2006, 10:15 p.m. CST
I mean lets face it, the guy doing this may be good but i bet he's no Anthony Hopkins... AH did Othello for BBC and he made me forget he wasnt black...thats the true power AH has as an actor. Lets just hope we dont have another Brett Ratner directing this. Oh, and by the way, doesnt the poster look a lot like hte one from Jason X?? Later dudes...
Nov. 9, 2006, 10:18 p.m. CST
Nov. 9, 2006, 10:19 p.m. CST
Remove the space in the link. It's not a terrible concept, but the face makes it look more goofy than ominous.
Nov. 9, 2006, 10:22 p.m. CST
I heard way back that the home alone kid is lecter. But it doesn't look like him in the poster. WTF is with that crappy mask?? Vin diesel should be lecter, and have the title be The Chronicles of Lecter. There is just no way this movie will be good. It's dead to me.
Nov. 9, 2006, 10:28 p.m. CST
by mr teaspoon
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Nov. 9, 2006, 10:39 p.m. CST
of Dark Phoenix and a gargoyle? Yes? No? This'll suck donkey balls.
Nov. 9, 2006, 10:57 p.m. CST
It looks like a video game poster. Sounds like a video game title, too. A Hannibal video game would suck. Unless it's Hannibal the general and you ride elephants through mountains. That could be kind of cool, I guess.
Nov. 9, 2006, 11:20 p.m. CST
by The Ender
This movie's potential-"we took this really fucking serious folks"-shittiness has sold me a ticket. I went to see Saw III with two friends of mine opening night just to fuck with the crowd and laugh at the implausible utter shipwreck that it was. Hannibal Rising for the win!
Nov. 10, 2006, 12:06 a.m. CST
by Neo Technic
I like the mask though. Saw an Eminem music video today where he was wearing that mask one second and humping 50 Cent the next. Lyrics had to do with clubbing and killing n!gg@z or something. Cool beat though.
Nov. 10, 2006, 12:08 a.m. CST
you have to be kidding. when celebrities say things like that, "bobby deniro, Marty scorsese" etc. it's bad enough. but when a talkbacker does it, it's pure comedy gold. come on guys, you all know you laughed when you read that.
Nov. 10, 2006, 12:50 a.m. CST
I do it all the time. Bill Shatner, Chuck Heston, etc. etc. etc. Of course, I know all these people on a very personal level. (Shatner: Kind of a dick; Heston: not so much as you'd think)
Nov. 10, 2006, 1:12 a.m. CST
i hope Fiona shows some skin this time around
Nov. 10, 2006, 1:48 a.m. CST
I love me my Hannibal stuff. And I'm one of the few people who geniunely love the "Hannibal" movie, so the fact that this poster is a bit of a throwback to that poster, I kinda dig it. Looking forward to the movie, too, though I am pretty skeptical about the idea. And the original title - "The Lector Variations" - was the best.
Nov. 10, 2006, 1:52 a.m. CST
Nov. 10, 2006, 2:14 a.m. CST
Surely something else had to have happened first? Well?
Nov. 10, 2006, 2:27 a.m. CST
by Harry Weinstein
Nov. 10, 2006, 2:28 a.m. CST
by Harry Weinstein
alfiemoon is on the money. What a retarded tagline. Perfect for a retarded poster.
Nov. 10, 2006, 2:42 a.m. CST
The author of the books, supposedly wrote the screenplay. There's not much info out there about the book -- which has been delayed many times, and probably won't be out now till the movie releases -- but I expect this flick will have awesome dialogue and be thick with metaphors. If you read the book Hannibal, it does go into Lecter's head for awhile, and his past, and there is a mythology and meaning Harris intended for the Hannibal character. There is a specific incident that makes him a cannibal, and I think the book at least, will be great. Don't discount this one until we see what happens. And no matter how the film comes out, do yourself a favor and go back and read the books. Red Dragon is still an awesomely stylized narrative. Too bad they picked Ratner to rush a production of a movie version.
Nov. 10, 2006, 3:37 a.m. CST
Nov. 10, 2006, 3:43 a.m. CST
by Franklin T Marmoset
I hope this new prequel doesn't further soften the nastiness of the Hannibal character. What's the betting this film is all about what a misunderstood soul Hannibal is and how he's actually quite the hero if you can look past the killing people and pulling their intestines out? That Thomas Harris had a pretty interesting guy he made up for a while, all that deviance and coiled violence waiting to burst out of his calm, genteel surface. That was what was so great about him in Silence Of The Lambs, the genuine menace you knew might leap out and bite your face off any minute. Now we have this portly, wise-cracking fellow who only likes to kill rude people. It's a shame this Mr Harris felt he had to keep going. I understand that maybe he wants to destroy this character, but the most efficient way to do that would have been to stop writing stories about him. No money in that, I suppose. Damn you, Thomas Harris (partial copyright - that MCM fellow).
Nov. 10, 2006, 3:56 a.m. CST
the Venice Carnivale, not a functional protective device at all.
Nov. 10, 2006, 4 a.m. CST
by Negative Man
"Doom grow's tired of your pranks! Now will start Doom's rising! Now will start Doom's revenge!!!"
Nov. 10, 2006, 5:09 a.m. CST
Yeah it really does look like the Doom mask don't it! www.obsessedwithfilm.com
Nov. 10, 2006, 6:13 a.m. CST
Hannibal was the best member of the A-Team. He came up with all the plans and said 'Ahm gonna git you sucka!'. Fuck you if you don't agree.
Nov. 10, 2006, 7:36 a.m. CST
by Spandau Belly
Aren't characters' origins and backstories supposed to be explained through exposition? All these prequel movies do is become feature redundant length flashback sequences.
Nov. 10, 2006, 7:48 a.m. CST
by Chief Redcock
You've got hannibal, you've got the trademark mask, what more do you want? And say what you will about the title, it's ten times better than the original title. Harris wrote the screenplay, a good director is attached... why is everyone dismissing this as crap?
Nov. 10, 2006, 8:01 a.m. CST
Oh, I guess he'd had the mask since his teenage years, then, and he conveniently got the same one in "Silence"? Christ, I can't believe Harris agreed to turn a realistic and chilling villain that the Lecter from Red Dragon & Silence was, into a stupid comic book parody that the Lecter from Hannibal (and now this crapquel) is... He had superpowers in Hannibal and now he finds the mask in this one. Yeah! I hope the next one is "Hannibal vs. ZOOM!"
Nov. 10, 2006, 9:07 a.m. CST
Wasn't Jedi Rising one of the possible 'Return of the Jedi' titles? Hmm.. maybe Hannibal has a toy lightsaber. Sounds like a fun movie.
Nov. 10, 2006, 9:15 a.m. CST
were amber/red in the books. I like this poster. They went with what everyone remembers which is the mask. The original title for this was Hannibal: Behind the Mask, but we've had quite a few movies since the inception for it to be called that. So hence the rather "meh" title Hannibal Rising. I love the eyes in this one. The mask looks different, but I like the more monstrous look they've given it. Hopkins was rumored to do voice overs for the movie, but that's not the case. I'm excited to see this, because Lecter's backstory is very interesting. Pretty messed up events shaped what he eventually became.
Nov. 10, 2006, 9:15 a.m. CST
So Scorpion finally got his breakout movie huh? And faster than Wolverine did at that!
Nov. 10, 2006, 10:38 a.m. CST
by Captain Mal
That really cracked me up, Alflie. I'm still laughing. :)
Nov. 10, 2006, 11:07 a.m. CST
Hanniball is... so... yesterday...
Nov. 10, 2006, 11:11 a.m. CST
Im very pleased to have launch a talback about the way actors should be called and delighted to have contributed with a little bit of comedy to your lives... once more my humble thanks P.S- I do know Tony Hopkins...in my mind...
Nov. 10, 2006, 3:35 p.m. CST
by Doomius 2.0
I know it's iconic of Hanibal but, was there a point in his life before being captured that he wore it? It doesn't even look the same, looks more like a Cylon or something!
Nov. 10, 2006, 4:54 p.m. CST
Why does it look like it was hand-crafted to perfectly match a dimented, cannibalistic, insane genius rather than a standard restraint mask? Oh, wait....
Nov. 10, 2006, 5:14 p.m. CST
Hannibal learned to become a Samurai? What the hell!? Alright, so he gets revenge for his family, blah blah, whatever. Why the hell did he keep doing it, though? Did he just like the taste? Thomas Harris wrote this while watching the DVD of Batman Begins. In the next sequel/prequel, we're going to hear about how Hannibal ate the Joker.
Nov. 10, 2006, 8:13 p.m. CST
I guess I am. :^) Bryan Cox is the shit in this movie.
Nov. 10, 2006, 9:30 p.m. CST
Let the anguished screams of terror begin!
Nov. 11, 2006, 5:17 a.m. CST
Obviously. Obviously and only. And definitely not that piece of shit that Brett Rat forgot to flush.
Nov. 11, 2006, 9:22 a.m. CST
by Mr Incredible
Nov. 11, 2006, 11:16 a.m. CST
by CTU Mole
"Every legend has a beginning....". If I see that for one more prequel I'm going to punch my cat in the throat.