THE SI­LENCE OF THE LAMBS (1990) GEM, 9.30PM, AV15+, THRILLER

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Jodie Foster is su­perb as FBI rookie Clarice Star­ling, who en­lists the help of jailed so­ciopath Hannibal Lecter (An­thony Hop­kins) to lo­cate a miss­ing woman and save her from a twisted killer. The win­ner of five Os­cars, in­clud­ing Best Pic­ture, di­rec­tor Jonathan Demme’s dis­turb­ing se­rial-killer thriller re­mains the bench­mark of the genre. The shock value and bold dra­mat­ics cast an in­cred­i­bly en­ter­tain­ing spell, and the cli­mac­tic “night-vi­sion gog­gles” se­quence is just one

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