‘Don’t worry, Mom,’ says Danny Torrance in The Shining. ‘I know everything about cannibalism. I saw a program on it on TV.’
I wrote a piece on the history of cannibals in films for the Quietus, from 1932 Fay Wray schlocker Doctor X through to last year's The Neon Demon, with an excursion around cinema’s most iconic flesh-eater (the above image is a hint).
You can read it here.