Boyd Professor takes a look at 'The Raven'

LSU Boyd Professor of English and Edgar Allan Poe expert Gerald Kennedy shares his views on the new film, "The Raven," a fictional movie featuring John Cusack as Poe. Kennedy recently took his senior-level English class, which focuses on "Poe's War on Terror," to see the film for a comparison of the fictional portrayal of the "Tell-Tale Heart" author with the historical figure.

Read his blog on the LSU Department of English's website at