A Second Helping of Hannibal!
Wherein Beth and Matt return from their travels to find three years have elapsed. We also complain about Jack and then take it back and then un-take it back.
Wherein Beth and Matt discuss Alana and Margot's motivations, Hannibal's Zephyrish position, The Shining (again), and Coma. Matt also describes his Face/Off rewatch experience and tries to make a case for Death Laid an Egg.
Wherein Beth and Matt discuss elevator fights, melting butter, and revisit Will’s “before and after” line. Matt also reports on his transubstantiation research. Nice links: Ip Man elevator fight Captain America elevator fight Diamonds are Forever elevator fight Michel Giuttari’s books From Communion to Cannibalism: An Anatomy of Metaphors of Incorporation by Maggie Kilgour Of...
Wherein Beth and Matt discuss Jack and Will's handshake, Das Perfekte Dinner, Italian TV, and, of course, The Museum Scene. Can Beth repeat Hannibal's dialogue without weeping? Tune in.
Between Hannibal discussions, Beth and Matt recorded this little chat about Brian DePalma's Blowout, Arthur Penn's Night Moves, and Ivan Passer's Cutter's Way.
In this bonus chat, harpsichordist extraordinnaire, Andrew Appel, joins Beth and Matt to discuss Hannibal's preference for the harpsichord (as expressed in S3 E5 - Contorno), the "Goldberg Variations," pigs in blankets, and keyboard anatomy.
Wherein Beth and Matt discuss rewatching A Clockwork Orange through the Hannibal lens, Hannibal's tacky shirt, North by Northwest, and Alana's performative table-setting.
Wherein Beth and Matt discuss the preponderance of windows, pappardelle sulla lepre, King Kong, A Clockwork Orange, the verdict on defenestration, continued confusion about Chiyo, Jack's whimsical mistake, and the labor of the snails.