Share

Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: Now

The Raven Review

Movies.com Critics

0.5

Dave White Profile

Law & Order: Special Old-Timey Victims Unit Read full review

0.5

Grae Drake Profile

Save your shillings. Read full review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    44

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    When I heard that John Cusack had been cast for this film, it sounded like good news: I could imagine him as Poe, tortured and brilliant, lashing out at a cruel world. But that isn't the historical Poe the movie has in mind. It is a melodramatic Poe, calling for the gifts of Nicolas Cage.

    Read Full Review

  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The film, devising events that led up to his mysterious death in 1849, is also the most gruesomely literal-minded of period detective stories.

    Read Full Review

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    This many-feathered animal occasionally soars before it crash-lands.

    Read Full Review

  • 63

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    The Raven is period piece fun - at least until it realizes there has to be a conclusion. That's where a certain amount of inevitable disappointment sets in. The curse of the two-hour murder mystery is that the ending never seems to justify the build-up.

    Read Full Review

  • See all The Raven reviews at Metacritic.com

Fan Reviews provided by

4

by mplayboyg

Advertisement