37 minutes | Feb 14, 2021

February 14, 2021- A Look Back: Silence of the Lambs 30th Anniversary

In our first lookback episode of the year, we explore the genius of Jonathan Demme's masterpiece, Silence of the Lambs. Based on the 1988 novel by Thomas Harris, Silence of the Lambs follows FBI trainee Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster), as she is recruited to obtain the aid of imprisoned serial killer Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) in hopes of catching another killer who is at large. Released on February 14, 1991, the film almost immediately received widespread acclaim, winning five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Jonathan Demme), Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins), Best Actress (Jodie Foster), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Ted Tally). In addition, it remains in the AFI's list of 100 Greatest Films of All Time.If you like what you hear, be sure to follow us! We also have a YouTube channel, where we do live interactive shows every Thursday at 8pm EST. Please visit here and subscribe:NerdCage Live YouTube ChannelFind us on Facebook!And hit us up on Twitter!Produced by Marq Withers and Jay Saint G.Intro Produced and Performed by Matthew Farden, Written by Jay Saint G.Logo Design by Michael LongMusic provided by BenSound at www.bensound.com
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