The highly anticipated sequel to the Silence of the Lambs failed to live up to it’s expectations. Maybe I didn’t think as much of it because I read the book first thus making me expect more from it.

Anthony Hopkins gave a another great performance as Hannibal Lector but it was kind of a let down not seeing Jody Foster play the role of Clarice. Juliane Moore is a good actrice and she did a good job with the role but it’s just not the same. There were a few very graphic scenes which were pleasing but overall the movie needed something more. There was too much going on in the plot and if they would have made the movie a little longer to explain more that might have helped. They should have also left the ending alone, the books ending was much better than the movie’s.

If you haven’t seen it, it’s worth a rent but don’t count on it being as well done as the Silence of the Lambs.

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