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The Raven Reviews

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Ben Kendrick

A bizarre mishmash of historical elements and subpar on-screen drama capped off with an underwhelming but serviceable performance from John Cusack

Full Review Source: ScreenRant | Original Score: 1.5/5

September 27, 2012
Justin Craig

Despite Cuasck's occasional missteps as the writer, "The Raven" is an entertaining thriller.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/10

September 10, 2012
William Bibbiani

A formulaic murder mystery and a blasé, unenlightening look at the life of Edgar Allan Poe that could really have used an imp of the perverse.

Full Review Source: CraveOnline | Original Score: 3.5/10

August 22, 2012
Tyler Chase
Paste Magazine

Despite the best atmospheric clichés the filmmakers could conjure (lanterns, fog, sewers), there isn't much suspense because you don't care much for the characters.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 4.8/10

May 3, 2012
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

We really should end with some contrived reference to a Poe story. No burial would be premature enough. Will that do?

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 2/5

March 19, 2012
Matt Patches


Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1/5

April 27, 2012
Mathew DeKinder
Suburban Journals of St. Louis

Let's just be sure that from now on we let poor Edgar rest in peace until we have a really good reason to disturb him.

Full Review Source: Suburban Journals of St. Louis | Original Score: 2/5

April 30, 2012
Shaun Munro
What Culture

The inherently likeable Cusack fares surprisingly well in one of his darkest roles, but The Raven's clever premise is totally undermined by James McTeigue's tactless, bumbling direction.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 5, 2012
Siobhan Synnot

It's shot in the mix-mastered style of the recent Sherlock Holmes TV series, but you'd still need to be pretty weak and weary to sit through this.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 2/5

March 19, 2012
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

...this might be appropriate for an evening at home on Blu-ray.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 5/10

April 27, 2012
Graham Young
Birmingham Post

[Poe] probably deserved better than this movie which turns his heritage into a sub Se7en-style serial killer thriller blended with a bit of Scream for not-so-good measure.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 2/5

March 15, 2012
Ali Gray

The Raven is a movie with its wings clipped; a murder mystery that feels strangely subdued.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

February 12, 2013
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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"The Raven," a feverish costume thriller, attempts to explain Poe's death by cobbling together spare parts from thrillers about serial killers.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

April 26, 2012
James Berardinelli
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The Raven looks great and is well-paced, but a lack of a compelling resolution makes it an anemic effort.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 25, 2012
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Quoth the raven: "Eh."

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

April 26, 2012
Alex Zane
Sun Online

McTeigue's film inhabits a middle ground of being too morose for a crowd-pleaser in the style of Sherlock Holmes yet not dark enough for those wanting a seriously disturbing serial killer pic.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 2/5

March 8, 2012
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

Cusack is fine as Poe but let down by a routine script that doesn't conjure up a character of great intrigue.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 2/5

March 8, 2012

Poe, not Conan Doyle? Cusack, not Downey? No wit, no fun, no engaging derring do? Beg pardon, Watson, we've stumbled into some foggy crime detective clone, 40 years too early. Best to move along ...

Full Review Source: Doddle | Original Score: 4/10

April 27, 2012
Kathleen Murphy
MSN Movies
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The director who stitched The Raven together has no idea how to frame or compose a scene, let alone 'grow' a film organically.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 1.5/5

April 25, 2012
Robert Levin
Film School Rejects

Why resurrect an American literary giant onscreen so he can help a police investigation? Sure, Poe essentially invented the detective genre, but come on.

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 27, 2012
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