Friday, April 27, 2012

In Theaters : THE RAVEN (2012)

Official Synopsis : 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 horrific murders inspired by Poe's darkest works, a young Baltimore detective (Luke Evans) joins forces with Poe in a quest to get inside the killer's mind in order to stop him from making every one of Poe's brutal stories a blood chilling reality. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, which escalates when Poe's love (Alice Eve) becomes the next target. Intrepid Pictures' The Raven also stars Brendan Gleeson and Oliver Jackson-Cohen.

Genre: Thriller, Mystery

Critical Response : Negative
  • Rated 20% on Rottentomatoes from 14 fresh and 57 rotten reviews (average score: 4.3 out of 10).
  • Scored 43 out of 100 on Metacritic (3 positive, 13 mixed, 4 negative).

More Details : 

  • Starring : John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans, Brendan Gleeson.

  • Director : James McTeigue ("V for Vendetta").

  • Screenplay : Ben Livingston, Hannah Shakespeare.

  • Running Time : 111 min.

  • Rating : R for bloody violence and grisly images.

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