The Way I See It

critic Reviews

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    Steve PondTheWrap
    A marvelous portrait of Souza and of two administrations that not coincidentally also works as a scathing rebuke of Donald Trump.
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    Kate ErblandindieWire
    The documentary's scattered storytelling never gets in the way of its emotional power, which is staggering.
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    Stephen FarberHollywood Reporter
    These pictures tell a poignant story.
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    Barry HertzGlobe and Mail
    There is certainly much to celebrate and remember about the former U.S. president's tenure, but Souza, and Porter, don't seem much interested in anything approaching nuance.
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    Tomris LafflyRogerEbert.com
    A time-stopping, nostalgia inducing, big-hearted documentary.
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    JimmyOWe Live Entertainment
    This very personal take is something that many Americans will happily embrace, and thankfully, even with the clear point of view that it offers, it does so in a sincere and well-intentioned manner.
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    Chris BarsantiSlant Magazine
    The final product feels like it would have been most appropriate as a video presentation for the Democratic National Convention.
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    Carolyn MauricetteView From The Dark
    If you've seen Dawn Porter's John Lewis documentary, you'll fall in love with this candid look behind the scenes with a former White House photographer in her new documentary The Way I See It.
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    Harvey S. KartenShockya.com
    One of the great photographers of our time exhibits his thousands of pictures of the Obama administration--and he has quite a personality as well.
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    Victor StiffThat Shelf
    By chronicling the evolution of Souza's wokeness, The Way I See It puts a face to the presidency's power to inspire and transform.
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