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To quoth critics on 'The Raven' movie: Tell-tale flop

To quoth critics on 'The Raven' movie: Tell-tale flop

Baltimore has a special interest in the new John Cusack movie "The Raven" as it tells the story of a man the city claims as its own: Edgar Allan Poe. (If they named the football team after his poem, he's got to be something, right?) The film depicts a 19th century Baltimore, but was filmed, much to the city's dismay, in Europe, where it just opened. It's due to play here next month, so as a public service, we thought we could tell you what reviewers across the pond thought. And, let's just say that while they didn't quite give it a "nevermore," Cusack (whose performance rated higher in most reviews than the movie as a whole) might be looking...

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