Out Now Commentary: Manhunter (1986)

This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track wants to know: can you see? Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Jason Coleman, Jim Dietz, and Scott Mendelson to discuss Michael Mann’s take on the Thomas Harris novel Red Dragon – 1986’s Manhunter, starring William Petersen, Tom Noonan, and Brian Cox as Hannibal Lecktor. This is the first of our Hannibal commentaries that will be the theme of the first five months of 2021, so get ready. Listen in to hear the group go over the impact this film had on the cop thriller/serial killer genre. There’s plenty of talk about the film, the performances, Mann’s direction, Hannibal, the novel, and the other films, naturally. There’s plenty more discussion about the nature of the production, what makes this film stand out, and lots of fun tangents as well. So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…

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