Director: James McTeigue
Writer: Hannah Shakespeare, Ben Livingston
Stars: John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Kevin McNally
Countries: United States, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
This movie is set in the mid 1800s and involves poet Edgar Allan Poe. A serial killer is on the loose and murdering people using Poe’s descriptions from his published stories and poems. Poe teams up with Detective Fields, a Baltimore policeman to try and catch the killer by using his knowledge of the descriptions. Even though the stories are fictional, they start to become reality and the killer is a step ahead of them. Then it takes on a personal note as Poe’s lover becomes a target. Will they stop the killer in time?