I've seen lots of TV adaptations of this one as a kid. I wasn't disappointed to see the same plot again since years had passed. The story wasn't perfect, but it was executed alright. Adding the Edgar Allen Poe character wasn't effective enough, though. And I reckon that shortenin...
The macabre and lurid tales of Edgar Allan Poe are vividly brought to life - and death - in this stylish, gothic thriller starring John Cusack as the infamous author. When a madman begins committing h... read more
DVD Release Date: October 9, 2012
Stats: 2,697 reviews
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February 17, 2013
I see what they were going for I just didn't care all that much about the journey. The film was too dark half of the time causing me to strain my eyes just trying to make out what was going on. The characters were all pretty one note.
It's a plain jane whodunnit that doesn't do ...
February 10, 2013
December 6, 2012
Whats to say other then Outstanding. John Cusack best role and movie to date. 5 stars
November 17, 2012
"I'm not going to lie. I love John Cusack. He's has been a favorite of mine as long as I have been watching his films. But I was disappointed with this movie. Not his best work at all. But I think it had more to do with the story and it's setting then his acting. It's described a...
November 10, 2012fb100000145236770
"The Raven" is a fictional story of the days leading up to the death of Edgar Allen Poe(Played by John Cusack). A mysterious madman is murdering people, and his murders are inspired by the literary works of Poe. A detective(Luke Evans) then enlists the help of Poe to find the k...
October 30, 2012
Unnatural and forced acting from start to end. I saw no Edgar Allan Poe in this movie. Just two different obsessions of his work.
October 25, 2012
The storyline builds up the unknown identity of the killer too much because the reveal is a major disappointment. Cusack gives a decent performance as Poe, but everything else is not up to par. The rest of the cast is either underused or overacting. Major Poe fans might relish in...
October 10, 2012
The Raven is a mediocre horror thriller that could have been much better. I've been a big fan of Edgar Allen Poe's work, and though I found the concept of the film to be quite interesting, I found that the script was flimsy and some of the dialogue was poorly written. I really en...
October 7, 2012
A lavish, gripping, stylish and constantly gripping thriller. A haunting and grimm mystery that echoes of Sherlock Holmes and From Hell. A well-crafted and sharply shot piece thats both bold, bloody and brilliant. A bone-chilling thriller that will keep you on the edge of your se...
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