Review: The Raven (2012)

With its nicely brooding atmosphere and a characteristically lively central performance from John Cusack, The Raven is something of a small gem. It’s clunkily directed by¬†James McTeigue¬†and the serial killer plot doesn’t really make any sense, but it goes about its ghoulish business with an admirable determination and persuasiveness. The central conceit is based on …