Back in August John Cusack tweeted he’d been cast as the iconically dark storyteller Edgar Allan Poe in James McTeigue‘s The Raven. Last month we revealed a sneak peak of Cusack in costume. Now, HuffPo has unveiled this publicity still for the upcoming psychological thriller, which is based on the author’s mysterious last days.
For me the word for this is underwhelming. This looks like a bad Photoshop job as the raven’s oddly blurred and Cusack’s head reads as too big for his body. And why is in black and white? Is this bothering anyone else?
What say you?
After months of behind-the-scenes effort, this weekend will bring the start of Jamieson McGonigle‘s Jesse James Revival, a fan-led effort to bring Andrew Dominik‘s The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford back to the big screen — as it was always meant to be seen, and, too, in the most pristine conditions [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, associate editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King and I briefly discuss The Hunger Games: Catching Fire before a remembrance of Paul Walker. Then we dive into our feature review of Spike Lee‘s Oldboy remake. Following that we take a look at the films [...]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out [...]
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