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The Raven (2007)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  24 August 2007 (USA)
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Roderick throws a masquerade ball inside a creepy mansion with a dark past. An infamous mass-murder happened there fifty years ago to the night, but that's part of the fun for the posh ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andre Velts ...
Danny (as André Velts)
Brian Mitchell ...
Ray
Litha Booi ...
Pembroke
André Dellow ...
The Bitchy Queens
Tristan McConnell ...
The Bitchy Queens
Colin Sutcliffe ...
Whitmore
Justin Mancer ...
Bicksley
Justin McGibbon ...
Terrance
Nicholas Wickstrom ...
Stone
Joy Lucelle De Gee ...
Helen
Ivan Botha ...
Greg
Graeme Richards ...
Chandler
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Drake
Rick Armando ...
Roderick
Zipporah Benn ...
Roderick's Mum
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Roderick throws a masquerade ball inside a creepy mansion with a dark past. An infamous mass-murder happened there fifty years ago to the night, but that's part of the fun for the posh hotties who show up for some boozy partying. The reverie is cut short when a Raven-masked killer crashes the party, intent on repeating the bloody history of the "Ravenwood Massacre" that happened decades ago. As the unknown killer picks the guests off one by one, old grudges resurface among friends, and new suspicions emerge. Written by Here!

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Once upon a midnight dreary.

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"The Raven" was produced on three continents. See more »

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The lights in the house don't work because the generator isn't running. Yet there's power available to run a movie projector. See more »

Quotes

Drake: I never told you to do this! You sick bastard... I'm not like you!
Roderick: Don't be so modest, Drake! You're exactly like me! That was always the problem!
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Why does David DeCoteau feel like turning all of Edgar Allan Poe's novels into soft-core porn?
27 August 2011 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

So far I've seen 6 movies directed by David DeCoteau and I'm starting to sense a pattern here... The movies that were loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe's novels are pretty much soft-core porn and two out of three Puppet Master movies are an insult to the franchise. So the pattern here is that David DeCoteau sucks!

His later works, "The Pit and the Pendulum" & "The House of Usher" were soft-core port too, but at least *those* movies had a somewhat good story. Sure, these movies are based on Edgar Allen Poe's novels, so the story was already provided, but "The Raven" has something that the other two movies do not: bad execution! I mean... come on! The acting was weird, the plot holes were many, the story overall was full of clichés and the editing of the so called "sex-scenes" was a joke! Looping footage over and over again to make the scene last longer, doesn't mean it'll make the scene better! And as for the ending... You know... a quote comes to mind: "There's plot convenience, there's Deus Ex Machina, and then there's just pulling stuff right out of your ass!"

"The Pit and the Pendulum" & "The House of Usher" were not good movies! Nowhere, at any point, were they good movies. They too had pretty much the same flaws as "The Raven", but at least they weren't as boring! I have never been so bored watching a movie before! Never!

Final thoughts: If you want the usual soft-core porn that David DeCoteau does so "well", got watch "The Pit and the Pendulum" instead!


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