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"What Artistotle did for drama, Suber has now done for film. This is a profound and succint book that is miraculously fun to read." -David Koepp, Screenwriter, War of the Worlds (2005), Spider-Man, Mission Impossible, Jurassic Park
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This book is suited to people reading something on this subject for the first time. It is written in a glossary style. Read morePublished on August 5, 2013 by Anshuman Fotedar
The author gives it an alphabetical list of terms used in film industry and uses examples from films to illustrate.Published on June 15, 2013 by Kelley Walrath
A tiny bit repetitive but better than what passes for film school these days. a must for those interested in filmPublished on May 27, 2013 by unnamed
among the mountains of rules and paradigm books about film, this is a rare gem that must not be just required reading, but re-reading. smart, witty, insightful.Published on March 2, 2013 by Stan Berg
As a screenwriter and Film Professor, I use THE POWER OF FILM in my intro class and have found it be a valuable resource for all of my students. Read morePublished on September 6, 2010 by Jeffrey Hirschberg
To put this review in perspective, I took Professor Howard Suber's (he insisted on us calling him Howard) film structure course in the early 90's when I was at UCLA. Read morePublished on May 10, 2010 by Kurt
I've had the priviledge of taking Professor Suber's class at UCLA but having this book allows me to revisit class discussions and to really go in depth on the themes and structure... Read morePublished on November 8, 2009 by J. M. Thornton
Don't be fooled by its easy-going prose and simple A-Z design -- contained within its punchy entries is a brilliant meditation on the language of visual storytelling. Read morePublished on November 8, 2009 by The Moviegoer