*Warning: This review contains spoilers!* So I rented and streamed The Raven as it became available this week. I’m a huge John Cusack fan from back in the day (yeah John, hold that boom box high and proud). When I took my Poe Seminar in grad school, the film was in production. We couldn’t help but laugh at how our culture continues fetishizing and mythologizing Poe. In my Poe post a little while ago, I talked of my long-time love for his work. I also touched a little on his issues as a writer and a reviewer. The film surprised me in how it addressed his frustrations. While Cusack’s acting was a bit manic and over-the-top, Poe’s real issues underpinned Cusack’s flailing about. Set…