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Se7en: The Diner Scene

"David and I are going to have a baby..." Accompanied by an absolutely miserable expression. She says "going to" as if she's positive about her decision to go through with the pregnancy, but her inflection flips the meaning of her words around. The subtext is...

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The Silence of the Lambs: Interrogating Reality

Clarice demonstrates several of these methods when extracting information from the willfully tight-lipped Dr. Lecter. By assessing these scenes, we can identify real-life practices employed by the FBI, how that reflects current and past practices, and fictional characters displaying admirable traits to which we hope all law enforcement agents aspire.

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