Film Review: The Raven

James McTiegue’s film does not live up to its fantastic premise. The Raven is not a terrible movie, but merely a disappointing one. In 1849, writer Edgar Allan Poe is drinking frequently and poor, on account of not having had any work published for a while. When some grisly murders are committed, police detective Emmett Fields realises that the crimes […]

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2012’s Most Anticipated

As 2012 arrives imminently, I thought I would share some of my cinematic picks for next year. Below are the films I am most looking forward to seeing next year. These do not include films that I have already seen that are due for general release in the next few months, such as Shame or Martha Marcy May Marlene. 1. The Muppets Although The […]

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The Raven Trailer

I want to see this movie! It looks like it has everything; macabre murder mystery, the works of Edgar Allan Poe and John Cusack. So what if I was introduced to the author by that Halloween episode of The Simpsons? Poe is one of the few authors I have really enjoyed reading (not including picture books). The film takes an […]

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