Entries tagged James McTeigue

First Trailer for Edgar Allan Poe Thriller The Raven

After two very nice teaser posters, a first trailer for James McTeigue’s The Raven starring John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe finally found its way into the net.

Synopsis:

When a mother and daughter are found brutally murdered in 19th century Baltimore, Detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) makes a startling discovery: the crime resembles a fictional murder described in gory detail in the local newspaper–part of a collection of stories penned by struggling writer and social pariah Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack). But even as Poe is questioned by police, another grisly murder occurs, also inspired by a popular Poe story. Realizing a serial killer is on the loose using Poe’s writings as the backdrop for his bloody rampage, Fields enlists the author’s help in stopping the attacks. But when it appears someone close to Poe may become the murderer’s next victim, the stakes become even higher and the inventor of the detective story calls on his own powers of deduction to try to solve the case before it’s too late.

[via Trailer Addict]

* 1 Comment

Another Great Teaser Poster for James McTeigue’s The Raven

When a mother and daughter are found brutally murdered in 19th century Baltimore, Detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) makes a startling discovery: the crime resembles a fictional murder described in gory detail in the local newspaper–part of a collection of stories penned by struggling writer and social pariah Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack). But even as Poe is questioned by police, another grisly murder occurs, also inspired by a popular Poe story. Realizing a serial killer is on the loose using Poe’s writings as the backdrop for his bloody rampage, Fields enlists the author’s help in stopping the attacks. But when it appears someone close to Poe may become the murderer’s next victim, the stakes become even higher and the inventor of the detective story calls on his own powers of deduction to try to solve the case before it’s too late.

[via BeyondHollywood.com]

* Comment

Nevermore! Teaser Poster for James McTeigue’s Edgar Allan Poe Thriller The Raven

What kinda looks like a cover artwork for a Criterion Collection release is in face the first poster for James McTeigues thriller The Raven starring John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe who has to hunt down a killer that’s using his writings as an inspiration for his crimes.

Synopsis:

When a mother and daughter are found brutally murdered in 19th century Baltimore, Detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) makes a startling discovery: the crime resembles a fictional murder described in gory detail in the local newspaper–part of a collection of stories penned by struggling writer and social pariah Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack). But even as Poe is questioned by police, another grisly murder occurs, also inspired by a popular Poe story. Realizing a serial killer is on the loose using Poe’s writings as the backdrop for his bloody rampage, Fields enlists the author’s help in stopping the attacks. But when it appears someone close to Poe may become the murderer’s next victim, the stakes become even higher and the inventor of the detective story calls on his own powers of deduction to try to solve the case before it’s too late.

[via IMPAwards & Wild About Movies]

* 1 Comment

First Trailer for Ninja Assassin

Well, I don’t think we can expect a great story from James McTeigue’s Ninja Assassin starring Korean pop star/actor Rain (I’m a Cyborg, but that’s OK), but at least the action scenes and fights look good.
I just hope they don’t give us any of that ugly CG blood when the films getting a R rating…

[via First Showing]

* 9 Comments