The Old Scares Are The Best This Halloween


The Silence of the Lambs

Looking for a film that gets in your head and refuses to let go? There’s no cut juicier than The Silence of the Lambs. When the FBI are stumped in the pursuit of a macabre killer, a young trainee reluctantly turns to Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a profound mind kept behind bars due to his, shall we say, peculiar appetite.

What makes the film truly terrifying, isn’t the grisly murder spree but rather, the man enlisted to stop it. Sir Anthony Hopkins brings a calm yet sinister gravitas to Lecter, carefully weaving a web of mind games that leave you wondering whether the true prisoner isn’t the one behind bars. Gripping up until the very end, it’s no surprise that Silence of the Lambs won Oscars in all five top categories, including Best Picture and Best Actor!

Alton loves film. He is founder and Editor In Chief of BRWC.  Some of the films he loves are Rear Window, Superman 2, The Man With The Two Brains, Clockwise, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Trading Places, Stir Crazy and Punch-Drunk Love.