Yeah, I get that. You'd expect some similarities but it seemed more to me like he wasn't done with some of the imagery when Hannibal got cancelled and is reusing maybe a bit too much. It's been a while since I saw Hannibal but the bison/stag stuff with the flaming eyes seems really samey. I might be misremembering but I think there was a shot where Hannibal was rendered in a black/oil like substance which was the same as the jinn scene.
Also didn't Laurence Fishburne get absorbed into that ladies pussy??