An Unkindness Of Ravens – Never Say Nevermore Again

A Special Feature by Dan Bean.

Whether you know much about Edgar Allan Poe’s work or not, there’s a decent chance you’re familiar with his poem The Raven – it was adapted in one of The Simpsons’ earliest Treehouse Of Horror episodes, and I reckon if anyone asked you to finish the line “Quoth the raven…”, you’d respond “Nevermore”… right?

But how do you adapt a poem about a man being distracted from his reading and mourning of his dead wife by a crow into a feature film? The answer is – you don’t.

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A Little Pick-Me-Up?

I’ll be honest, I’ve needed a bit of a pick-me-up this week, so figured I’ll have a quick dive into some movie moments which are guaranteed to turn my frown upside down.

I’d love to hear yours, as it’s always good to expand one’s cinematic horizons, so please drop me a line with any suggestions.

In the meantime, here’s what I’ll be watching…

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