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  • 'The Raven' is macabre and muddled, quoth the critics

     
    "The Raven," a new mystery thriller that imagines Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack) helping police solve a series of murders inspired by his stories, follows in the footsteps of "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" and Guy Ritchie's "Sherlock Holmes"...
  • To quoth critics on 'The Raven' movie: Tell-tale flop

    To quoth critics on 'The Raven' movie: Tell-tale flop
    Baltimore has a special interest in the new John Cusack movie "The Raven" as it tells the story of a man the city claims as its own: Edgar Allan Poe. (If they named the football team after his poem, he's got to be something, right?) The film depicts a...
  • As Poe, John Cusack takes flights of fancy in 'The Raven'

    As Poe, John Cusack takes flights of fancy in 'The Raven'
    John Cusack didn't come to Baltimore when preparing to play Edgar Allan Poe in "The Raven." In fact, he says he's never been here. But when asked whether this city, Boston, Philadelphia, New York or Richmond has dibs on the author's reputation, Cusack,...
  • Stark 'Raven' Poe

    Stark 'Raven' Poe
    John Cusack  claims to have little in common with Edgar Allan Poe. But clad in an all-black outfit and answering questions thoughtfully between long drags of a cigarette in a lonely room deep in the bowels of McCormick Place during the recent Chicago...
  • 5 questions for John Cusack

    5 questions for John Cusack
    With the release of his new movie, "The Raven,"opening Friday, April 27 in theaters, we sat down with John Cusack to ask him about his Chicago ties and how they play into his life today. If you could take the"Hot Tub Time Machine"back to a certain year...
  • 'The Raven' review: Nothing to crow about

    'The Raven' review: Nothing to crow about
    ** (out of four) When a thriller features an author famous for a story about an incessantly beating heart, the movie has no excuse not to make viewers’ chests pound, too. Sadly, “The Raven” turns a fictionalized take on the last...
  • 'The Raven': Once upon a drama, dreary ✭✭

    'The Raven': Once upon a drama, dreary ✭✭
    Quoth the raven: "Eh." Showcasing John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe on the trail of a copycat serial killer, the strangely dull new film"The Raven" squanders a promising scenario while half-burying Cusack's mercurial skills as a leading man with the...
  • Film review: 'The Raven' is a lackluster Edgar Allan Poe mash-up

    Film review: 'The Raven' is a lackluster Edgar Allan Poe mash-up
    Edgar Allan Poe's place in American literature would have been secure even if his death hadn't been completely bizarre and mysterious ... just like his stories. But to be found on the streets of Baltimore, delirious, ill, and wearing someone else's...
  • 'Man' leads domestic movies, 'Avengers' big abroad

    'Man' leads domestic movies, 'Avengers' big abroad
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Romantic comedy "Think Like a Man" easily beat four new films to win the U.S. and Canadian box office race for a second time while superhero movie "The Avengers" stormed into overseas theaters with record-breaking sales. "Think...
  • John Cusack defends 'The Raven' against critics, The Miz dines at Japonais, 'Mob Wives Chicago' teaser debuts

    John Cusack defends 'The Raven' against critics, The Miz dines at Japonais, 'Mob Wives Chicago' teaser debuts
    Some actors choose to ignore the critics. And then some, like John Cusack, choose to take the critics on. The Evanston native and “Hot Tub Time Machine” star went on the defensive Friday after his new film, “The Raven,”...
  • Ghosthunters setting up at Poe House for TV show

    Ghosthunters setting up at Poe House for TV show
    For a guy who's been dead some 160 years, Edgar Allan Poe's not getting much rest. A team of ghost hunters from the Wilkes-Barre, Pa.-based TV program "Ghost Detectives" will be spending this weekend at the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum and at Fells...