Coming in 2012 is the fictional movie based on Edgar Allan Poe. It appears a series of murders start happening based on the stories of Poe. Poe becomes a quasi Sherlock Holmes. The movie is called Raven. John Cusack plays Poe, which should up the entertainment level of the movie.
Here is the just released trailer:
Also, released recently on DVD is Everything Must Go based on the short story, "Why Don't You Dance," by Raymond Carver. The movie stars Will Ferrell.