David Ray Carter is a Birmingham, Alabama based film critic and has been writing about film since 1998.
Monday, May 3 2010
The flaw with Lord Save Us from Your Followers is ultimately the same flaw of any exclusively political or religious documentary in that it is mostly preaching to the choir.
Wednesday, April 21 2010
This has a cinematic equivalent to a romance novella – you may find yourself absorbed into its world of thinly drawn characters and cautionary warnings against escaping the boundaries of small town life.
Tuesday, April 20 2010
Taxidermia is concerned primarily with its striking visuals, which are at once beautiful and disturbing.
Wednesday, April 14 2010
This brings an almost Hitchcockian level of suspense to the torture-porn subgenre of horror, and crucially makes the audience care more about what will happen rather than how it will happen.
Thursday, January 7 2010
From a purely technical standpoint, Runaway is flawless -- well acted, appropriately paced and shot beautifully. The film’s narrative leaves much to be desired, however.
Wednesday, June 23 2010
As well written as the stories are, perhaps the biggest enticement for readers will be the chance to glimpse one of the longest lasting subcultures in American history.