David Ray Carter

David Ray Carter is a Birmingham, Alabama based film critic and has been writing about film since 1998.

Reviews // 17 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

Lord Save Us from Your Followers | 3 May 2010 // 3:59 PM

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.

Murder.com | 21 Apr 2010 // 3:59 PM

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.


The Storyteller Speaks: Rare and Different Fictions of the Grateful Dead | 23 Jun 2010 // 12:20 AM

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.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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