Latest Hannibal Lecter Stories

2008-10-02 18:00:18

Hollywood actress Jessica Alba is seen wearing a menacing-looking mask over her mouth in a new ad encouraging young people to express themselves by voting. The 27-year-old actress, who has starred in the films "Fantastic Four" and "Sin City," is also pictured with tears streaming down her face in the ad for the non-profit group known as Declare Yourself. Next to her photo is the phrase, "Only you can silence yourself." "We recognize that to break through the media clutter and get young...

2008-07-29 15:00:48

By JONATHAN RENNIE and JAMES WATT THEY may make us recoil. . . but those big screen baddies keep bringing us back for more. Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia were the goodies, but let's be honest, everyone waits in keen anticipation for the 'dum dum de dum' score to begin and the sound of James Earl Jones' heavy breathing as Darth Vader comes into sight. And really, does Jodie Foster offer the thrills in The Silence of the Lambs or is it Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter? Film...

2008-07-27 00:00:29

His evil turn as psychotic psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter has earned Anthony Hopkins the crown of king of the villains. The Port Talbot-born legend has topped a UK poll to find the ultimate movie bad guy. Sir Anthony (pictured) was deemed the scariest, following the vote by more than 2,500 members of the online rental and entertainment site, Lovefilm.com. With a penchant for fava beans and chianti, Sir Anthony's unnerving Oscar-winning performance scared fans rigid with nearly a quarter...

2005-11-16 16:02:51

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - British-born actor Sir Anthony Hopkins, best known for his Oscar-winning role as the evil Hannibal Lecter in "The Silence of the Lambs," will receive a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globe Awards in January. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which hands out the awards, said on Wednesday that Hopkins would be presented with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at its January 16 Golden Globe ceremony in Beverly Hills. The prolific Hopkins, 67, has been...

2005-09-11 13:54:23

By Jeffrey Hodgson TORONTO (Reuters) - Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins, who has played Hitler, Hannibal Lecter and Captain Bligh, says it was a joy to lighten up for his latest movie, the tale of a speed-hungry senior citizen who became a racing legend. "The World's Fastest Indian" stars Hopkins as New Zealand folk hero Burt Munro, who when in his 60s began setting world speed records on his 1920 Indian motorcycle. The movie received a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film...

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