Pajiba Reflects on The CrowJuly 18th, 2008 by Gabrielle Faust received No Comments »
One of my favorite movie review sites is Pajiba. It’s talented staff of brutally honest writers challenge entertainment critics everywhere to bring only their best to the table. Today I couldn’t help but notice that there is a long review of THE CROW online today. It appears that the reviewer, who goes by “TK”, is just as much of a fan of the James O’Barr story as I am.
“In 1971, James O’Barr’s fiancée was struck and killed by a drunk driver. O’Barr, who illustrated combat manuals for the U.S. Marine Corps, began sketching out a comic book about a man avenging the death of his beloved as a means of dealing with his grief. Further inspired by a story about a Detroit couple killed over an engagement ring he further fleshed out his story, though it went unread and unpublished until 1989, when Caliber Comics finally published it. Five years later, 1994’s The Crow was released as a major motion picture, to substantial critical and commercial success…” CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL REVIEW ON PAJIBA