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Title: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on July 26, 2014, 05:20:24 am
Hannibal (Season 3)

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Episodes
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 -2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on July 26, 2014, 05:26:02 am
Hannibal - Bryan Fuller, Caroline Dhavernas, Martha De Laurentiis Talk Season 3 - Comic Con 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vc2f1q2j608&list=PLp2e7UfInEgmB-5r4rtQOEsq-H-mNmQhk&index=26


I found it interesting that Bryan said that they are in fact writing toward Red Dragon, but I suspect that it's a guideline more than anything and not canon. When a show kills off characters from the series who should still be alive since the show is a prequel, that means everything is up for grabs and that's why I think that Jack Crawford will be the one that's bites it from the Season 2 Finale. Or maybe not.....
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on January 17, 2015, 07:47:16 am
HANNIBAL Season 3 Has Been Pushed To Summer (http://badassdigest.com/2015/01/16/hannibal-season-3-has-been-pushed-to-summer/)

F*ck!
 >:(





Sigh.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on June 06, 2015, 09:13:07 am
Episode 1
Antipasto

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Wow, has it really been 13 months since the most epic and most talked about Season Finale for any show in recent memory? 13 months ago we were left with Hannibal leaving Will, Alana and Jack in a pool of their own blood. Who will survive? Who does? Who doesn't? Do they all live? This is what has been running through my mind since then and wouldn't you know it, Bryan Fuller, the show runner, goes against the expected move of picking up right where we left off.

Instead of that, we are treated to an hour long episode of Hannibal and Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier on the run in Paris as they adjust to their new lives. Just like the viewers watching the episode, neither of them know if anyone survived or not and this is great because if and when they come a-hunting, they will be caught off guard. Really glad that Gillian Anderson is now a series regular. More please!!!    Eddie Izzard's flashback scenes were f*cking awesome!!!!!!
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on June 06, 2015, 09:18:55 am
Hannibal Season 3 Episode 1 "Antipasto" Review With Bryan Fuller

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqpohYNTdBM

I always watch What The Flick after I've done my reviews for whatever it is I've watched. So when I got around to this, I was surprised to see that Bryan was part of the episode during this review. I thought it was great. Love to see more episodes like this with people that were involved with their respective shows. But I can see how their reviews would be skewed so as not to offend said creator or actors. You can't talk sh*t about something if a creator is sitting right next to you. Luckily this episode rocked that they didn't have to test that theory.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on June 13, 2015, 06:12:13 am
Episode 2
Primavera

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Another brilliant episode in spite of keeping me in the dark for at least another week. Well, somewhat in the dark. After the premiere episode, I was hoping that we would get a resolution to the season finale of last year. We finally learn the fate of what happened to Will (he lives) as well as Abigail, which totally surprised me. Having it said that Hannibal cut her in a surgical way because he wanted her to live was plausible. But like everything else in the show, it was another major twist to reveal that it was all in Will's head that she had somehow survived. I should have known better. There was no way she could have survived and yet I fell for it hook line and sinker. Beyond that, we are still left in the dark about Jack and Alana. I don't remember anything being said about either one in passing or not.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on June 19, 2015, 05:48:27 am
Episode 3
Secondo

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Well, we finally get the answer about Jack Crawford (Laurence Fishburne) and his fate. He's alive and well and on the hunt for......Will. When he says that he wasn't looking for Hannibal, but Will instead, I just figured he was in Italy to offer him some kind of support. It wasn't until the end when we see Will displaying that Guy up as a Butterfly, the same way that Hannibal does his own victims, that it dawned on me that Will has gone to the dark side. We all knew he had it inside of him to do that, which is what makes him a great profiler.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on June 23, 2015, 06:10:25 am
Hannibal - Why There's Hope Despite NBC's Cancellation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdmRxS5Qnn4



Sigh.

Gee, I wonder if the show was cancelled because NBC NEVER promotes it. Dumbf*cks! At least we will get the remaining episodes aired.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on June 25, 2015, 11:14:34 pm
Episode 4
Aperitivo

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I've heard the criticism by a few people complaining that nothing much has happened in the first 3 episodes and I'm sure there will be a handful of people b*tching and mooning the same about tonight's episode as well. I won't be one of them. I thought this was a fantastic episode and we finally get the proper conclusion to what happened at the end of last season. Not only do we get some closure about what happened to both Jack and Alana.....yes, she's very much alive and hell-bent on revenge. But we also get much needed information in the 8 months that has passed from the end of last season and the start of this one. This episode goes a long way to clearing up motivations for all the characters, which was kind of hard to pinpoint in the first 3 episodes. We also get a couple of surprises with Mason Verger as well as Dr. Chilton. Yep, he's alive too. Really wasn't sure if they killed him off, but figured they would have to keep him alive because he does play an important role in Silence of the Lambs.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on July 03, 2015, 05:55:00 am
Episode 5
Contorno

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Two very surprising moves come at the conclusion of the episode. First one was basically seeing Insp. Rinaldo Pazzi death scene done in the exact same way as seen in Ridley Scott's film Hannibal. Yes, his forthcoming demise wasn't news. I just thought they would do it differently given how creative the series has been thus far. One nice touch that they did add to the scene was having Hannibal wheel him in on a dolly, much like he himself was in Silence of the Lambs. The Second moment comes right after amd that was Jack Crawford handing Hannibal an EPIC beat down. It was brutal and it was awesome to see Jack get his pound of flesh on the man that stabbed him.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on July 07, 2015, 06:02:50 pm
Amazon and Netflix Say No to Hannibal - IGN News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxX5Mjrk2e8

Sigh.
I think this is the nail in the coffin.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on July 09, 2015, 11:09:11 pm
Episode 6
Dolce

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The final scene blew my....mind! (Pun not intended). F*ck, as I saw it playing out, I couldn't believe I was actually witnessing Hannibal saw into Will's head since I always viewed him as untouchable. The way it was shot and edited, I was left wondering how the f*ck they are going to write him out of THAT corner to save him. This was gonna be the longest wait ever for next week's episode. I spoke too soon as the very next scene shows both Hannibal and Will hanging upside down, dangling in front of.....MASON VERGER! Awesome save. Now I can't wait until next week for something totally different than just a minute ago. Loved how they shot and edited Alana and Margot's sex scene using kaleidoscope imagery. Very clever way to make it appear you are seeing something "naughty" when in fact you are not.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on July 11, 2015, 10:29:31 pm
Hannibal Cast Interview - Comic-Con 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZ1uZw1KZbA

Very surprised to see anyone from Hannibal at this years Comic Con given the fact that the show is cancelled (.....for now).
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on July 16, 2015, 08:20:08 pm
Ugh! Hannibal has been moved to Saturday Nights now. I was waiting all day for tonight only find out about the move.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on July 18, 2015, 11:21:17 pm
Episode 7
Digestivo

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What the fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck! This was one seriously deliciously f*cked up episode. Pun intended. It also comes with a great twist at the end that I never knew existed. Not sure if it was in the book or not, but it makes perfect sense. More on that later. First I gotta talk about Joe Anderson and his brilliant, scene-chewing (pun intended) turn as Mason Verger. He has been great all season long, but this episode is where he goes above and beyond. You can tell that Joe had a lot of fun playing the character. Since this is Mason's swan song episode, it was only fitting that he got most of the lines here tonight. His death scene by an eel was.....crazy. Talk about a f*cked up family. Probably the most disturbing thing in tonights episode was the discovery that he had rigged up a pig as a surrogate to breed his unborn child, using his sisters eggs. Yeah, f*cked up doesn't even begin to describe it and this tops the whole face transplant scene to boot!

For 3 seasons, we have been given the ultimate bromance story-line involving Will and Hannibal and by the end of this episode, Will has had enough and just wants Hannibal gone once and for all and proceeds to "break up" with him. So, what does Hannibal do? Why he surrenders to Crawford and sets the stage for a life behind a glass wall. He does this so that Will will always know where Hannibal is. Talk about taking back the "break up" and sticking it to Will and not giving him the clean break he wants for his sanity. Curious if this was mentioned in the book. I've seen all the movies, but I have never read any of the books and I can't recall this ever being mentioned in any of the films,
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on July 25, 2015, 11:25:23 pm
Episode 8
The Great Red Dragon

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And so begins the Tooth Fairy story-line, last seen in the film adaptation of the Red Dragon. I know this story well as I have seen the movie a few times. But watching the setup tonight actually made me appreciate the TV Series and the film even more because of the background information and the relationship between Hannibal and Will Graham, it's taken on a different light. I need to re-watch Red Dragon and see how it plays now. As for this episode, it felt more in line of the classic stuff we got in Season 1 with Will coming out of retirement (this episode and story picks up 3 years from the ending of the previous episode). When Will starts to construct the crime scene and get in the head-space of the Tooth Fairy, and the return of Jimmy Price and Brian Zeller, it felt very familiar....in a good way. Hannibal behind the glass wall was the cherry on top of a fantastic episode.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 03, 2015, 10:42:26 pm
Episode 9
...And the Woman Clothed with the Sun

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My first reaction to seeing Freddie Lounds was "what the f*ck". She's dead! I wasn't entirely sure was to what was happening. I figured that it was just Will having a conversation with the dead. His conversation with his wife on the phone confirmed that he places people in the same vicinity that he is in regardless of the situation. The reason why this tripped me up is because we also got to see the return of Abigail, also dead. I figured that Hannibal was doing the same thing, but it was a flashback of scenes we haven't seen yet.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 08, 2015, 11:12:25 pm
Episode 10
....And the Woman Clothed in Sun

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Fantastic episode. Zachary Quinto returns as Neal Frank to flesh out what exactly happened between his character and Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier (Gillian Anderson). If you go back to the first episode of this season, it was implied that she killed him with intent. But as she tells the story to Will, we get a different interpretation of the events. Really not sure what to believe here. My guess is that she is telling another lie (which is what Will accuses her of doing repeatedly) as her self-preservation mode kicks in. Gnarly scene with Bedellia shoving her arm down Frank's throat farther than what would appear to be logistically possible. Yuck. The scenes with Richard Armitage were once again electric. He has now taken the character of Francis Dolarhyde and made it his own. FYI, we need MORE Laurence Fishburne this season. He is gone for huge chunks of time, which sucks.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 15, 2015, 11:19:46 pm
Episode 11
...And the Beast from the Sea

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You know, from a design point of view for a show like Hannibal, I get why they created the interior of his Cell to look immaculate, pristine and lush as if it were of his own makings to retain what his life was on the outside. But in reality, there is no f*cking way any prison would accommodate anyone like Hannibal and give him such a gift. I'm glad they finally took away all his "toys"....to a point. His cell still has the same walls and shelf space. I'm hoping by next episode that those to will be gone. I'd like to see a bare bones cell as seen in Silence of the Lambs. Speaking of which, we finally got to see the infamous Mask and Dolly scene. Kinda. The mask was somewhat different. Kinda like half of Jason's hockey mask. Still a cool looking design for sure.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 22, 2015, 11:10:02 pm
Episode 12
The Number of the Beast Is 666

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When it comes to Dr. Chilton, we are always in uncharted waters and this episode is going to be talked about for years. People are going to wonder just how the f*ck they were able to get this episode on the air. NBC has balls to air one of the most disgusting thing ever.  I don't think I'm EVER going to be able to get the image of the Red Dragon biting and then ripping out Chilton's lips. Looks like he also got some of his tongue as well. Man, that was BRUTAL. And if that wasn't enough, he has Chilton crazy glued to a wheelchair, douses him with gasoline and then sets him on fire. How he survived, I'll never know.  To top it off, Hannibal gets Chilton's lips mailed to him and of course he would eat it. This is seriously one f*cked up episode.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 29, 2015, 11:21:31 pm
Episode 13
The Wrath of the Lamb

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With the news of NBC, Netflix and everyone else passing on the idea of a Season 4, every fan of the series had one thing on their minds. How will Bryan Fuller wrap up the series? How or what would we get in the Season Finale? Well, if there was any idea that the series would go out with a whimper, it was far from that. It went out with a MASSIVE BANG. Watching the final 5 minutes left me saying "Ohhhhhhhhh Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck". NBC, as much as I hate them for cancelling the series, at least let Bryan continue with his vision and that vision was bloody as f*ck. Seeing Hannibal and Will making the Red Dragon their own personal plaything as they stabbed, ripped and bit out his throat was throwing everything into it as well as the kitchen sink. The final scene with Hannibal and Will had a Thelma & Louise vibe as they both went over the cliff, presumably to their death. If there is a Season 4 elsewhere, they can always say one, if not both survived the fall. If that wasn't a way to end the series, it's the "Epilogue" that will leave an undeniable mark as we see Bedelia Du Maurier, dressed to the nines, sitting at her dinner table waiting for Hannibal to arrive. Obviously she doesn't know what has happened. It's when the camera pulls back we see that she has cut off her own leg, cooked it, dressed it and served it on a platter on the table as she was basically doing all the work for Hannibal as she fully expected to be dined on. Man, what a way to end Season 3.
Title: Re: Hannibal (Season 3 - 2015)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 30, 2015, 11:18:02 am
Hannibal - Why the Season 3 Finale Works as a Series Finale

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiYRTADkZbw