Film: The Raven; Cast: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans; Director: James McTeigue; Rating: ***1/2
Films about fiction becoming facts or writers playing detectives are many. But there are few, which do both.
As a filmmaker if you wanted to do both, who had better Edgar Allan Poe - the one who invented detective fiction, who is known for his gothic works, who died under mysterious circumstances and whose most famous poem The Raven talks about a lover distraught over the loss of his beloved.
What is extremely impressive is the way in which the makers of The Raven take the above four facts and fill in the blanks with» Read full review