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    Review: Cusack and McTeigue's 'The Raven' Does Not Live Up to Literary Promise

    Since his ‘90s heyday, John Cusack has seemed plagued by a never-ending struggle to find roles that fit his watchable talents with anything resembling snugness. Where he once made funky-weird blockbusters like "Con Air," bringing his patented brand of wry, whip-smart detachment to the outlandishness...

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    Review: Dim-Witted Edgar Allan Poe Thriller 'The Raven' Is Too Boring To Be A Guilty Pleasure

    About ten minutes into James McTeigue's "The Raven," a large, hairy man -- a writer and a critic, as it turns out -- is strapped to a table by a mysterious figure. A mighty blade, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's "The Pit And The Pendulum," hangs forbodingly above him. And to his unseen captor, he scre...

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    SIMON SAYS: Productive Awfulness, or: THE RAVEN Opens This Week

    I often wonder if there is such a thing as a productively awful film.

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    John Cusack Talks Playing Edgar Allen Poe in 'The Raven' and What to Expect From 'The Paperboy'

    For the past few years, John Cusack, who got his start by charming his way into the hearts of millions in a string of defining '80s comedies ("Say Anything," "Better Off Dead"), has been playing it relatively safe. He popped up to save his family in Roland Emmerich's limp...

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    Over 20 New Images From 'The Paperboy' With Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron & John Cusack

    Eyepatches, bloody knives, a white trash channeling Nicole Kidman and a "Sling Blade"-esque John Cusack....suddenly Lee Daniels' '60s set thriller "The Paperboy" is looking a lot more interesting, and with the Cannes Film Festival stamp of approval, not only will this one...

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    Culty John Cusack Romps Through the Getty Villa After Hours

    New York Magazine's latest profile by Jada Yuan follows John Cusack through the Getty Villa after hours, where the actor remarks on the emptiness: "We could steal art." Instead he settles for pilfering a bag of chips at the snack stand.

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Say Anything'

    "Say Anything" was not particularly successful on its release. John Cusack was an established star of films like "The Sure Thing," but co-star Ione Skye was basically unknown, and director Cameron Crowe was, despite his writing credit on "Fast Times At Ridgemont High" eight years earlier, not a know...

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    New Pics From 'Prometheus,' 'The Raven' & 'Dark Shadows'

    So, what does Ridley Scott have in store for us with his 3D sorta "Alien"-related "Prometheus"? Aside from the teaser trailer and pep talk by Guy Pearce, the mysteries are being kept close to the chest for the film. And this latest viral image, uncovered on the Weyland Industries...

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    John Cusack, Evan Peters & Shannon Woodward Join Emma Roberts In 'Adult World'

    With production now underway, the cast members joining Emma Roberts for "Adult World" have been rounded up and it's not a bad bunch at all, mixing up a solid veteran with a bunch of rising talent.

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    Oprah Winfrey, Hugh Jackman, Mila Kunis, John Cusack & David Oyelowo Sought For Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

    Lee Daniels certainly knows how to draw in the stars. After breaking through with his low budget indie "Precious," which found people like Lenny Kravitz, Mariah Carey and Mo'Nique appearing, the director (after a highly publicized stalled project in "Selma" -- which we'll...

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