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?
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, TFS’ Dan Mecca, writer Danny King and I briefly discuss Ivan Reitman‘s Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner, before diving into a feature review of Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi drama Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson. Following that, we take a look at the films coming to [...]
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In theaters now, Ivan Reitman‘s new film, Draft Day, does quite a bit with a hard subject. Part of that is the writing, but a lot of the success on screen is due to the amassing of talent Reitman manages and the flash he implants into ordinary scenes. The life of a GM during a tumultuous and pressure-packed [...]