As we say goodbye to the normal television calendar as summer season starts, Hannibal provided what I needed for a season finale. The finale delivered 43 minutes of complete and utter batshit chaos wrapped in a cool calm exterior.
The episode opens with Will and Hannibal in session. Will wants Hannibal to posit what’s in Will’s mind. Hannibal says he and Will are the same, but he’s thrown back by the fact that Will told Mason that Hannibal wanted him dead.
I finally had the chance to read a few of the walkthroughs by Bryan Fuller on The A.V. Club. His outline of the show each week definitely gives an insight into what is going on in the minds of everyone involved. Though I still am angry about what happened to Beverly, at least Margot and Alana […]
Hannibal has a vision, but I don’t know if any of the viewers really grasp what that vision is. Is it to shock Friday night audiences? Is it to make us empathize with killers? Is it trying to make us vegetarians? The last two episodes have picked up the rolling snowball, hurtling it even faster down […]
After the last few upsetting episodes, this episode settles into a more laid back cat-and-mouse game. It breaks it up a bit nicely that way. By making the characters feel safe, the viewers feel like we are safe. This is a marvelous horror trope: get the crowd relaxed for a good scare when the real […]
My Hannibal recap is back with a supersized, two episode recap! These two episodes were definitely a roller coaster of Holy Shit! moments and emotions, and although I am still mad over what happened in the previous two episodes, the show deserves everyone’s attention for the rest of the season.
I’m filling in for Alyson and recapping Friday night’s Hannibal. Let’s get started!
I cannot put this show down. Every week, I go into it knowing I am about to have too many emotions, knowing that beauty is going to be mixed with ugly and I will love it. “Takiawase” continues the grimdark beauty trend of this season.