HANNIBAL Recap: “Sorbet”

Tonight’s Hannibal contained a line that was meant to describe that Chesapeake Ripper, but accurately defines the show: its brutalization hides elegance and grace. "Sorbet" started off with the most elegant of scenes: an operatic performance during which Hannibal actually showed emotion. Were his eyes welling with tears? Everything in Hannibal’s life is art — his recipes are impeccably hand-written in almost a calligraphy scrawl, his appointment book is neat and clean, as is his office and his extremely organized refrigerator. His index card Rolodex is carefully compiled, not haphazardly arranged, and of course the neatness and perfection of his cooking brings applause from his dinner guests. But "Sorbet" doesn’t let us forget how brutal the killings that make that meal possible are. Hit the jump to find out which wine pairs best with human spleen. READ MORE...


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