Reviews & Quotes | THE POWER OF FILM

Wade Major | LAist, FilmWeek,
“A one-of-a-kind odyssey into the soul of cinema and why it matters.”

Alexander Payne | Director, The Holdovers, Sideways
"By connecting us to what makes our stories powerful, Howard Suber connects us to who we are as human beings. An extraordinary and essential series.”

Dave Karger | Turner Classic Movies
“When it comes to documentaries about movies, ‘The Power of Film’ is one of a kind in that it explores how we as an audience interact with classic films. In exploring how movies affect us, the series is equally affecting.”

Stephen Saito | Moveable Fest
"Gabbert and Pray cast their own spell in carefully juxtaposing clips from films throughout Hollywood history from “Casablanca” to “Whiplash” to show the elements of timeless appeal Suber has identified and highlight his own enduring wisdom.”

Robert Abele | President, Los Angeles Film Critics Association
"Why and how do our favorite movies live inside us? Let filmmakers Laura Gabbert and Doug Pray, and great cinema mind Howard Suber, show you how with a deeply entertaining dive into this lasting art form.”

Alonso Duralde | Linoleum Knife
"This is a fun watch, the kind of academic lecture where people applaud at the end... it's THAT level of entertaining.”