Encounters at the End of the World Reviews

April 28, 2009
This documentary about life in and around a vast scientific research centre in Antarctica. None of these meetings, however, is as interesting as the interspersed footage of the pole's natural wonders.
April 3, 2009
Using magnificent underwater footage shot by someone else, Werner Herzog creates fascinating travelogue that takes us to wonderous and remote Antarctica, a place few humans have visited. But, surrounded by natures majesty and mysteries, all Herzog really
October 8, 2008
The whole movie felt like one of those films that I had to watch in Science class, and fell asleep to.
July 30, 2008
Attempting to be too many things at once, it is ultimately not a satisfying story about humanity, nor does it truly capture the mysterious natural world of Antarctica.
July 11, 2008
Gosh, Werner Herzog, would you like a little movie to go with your 99-minute, rambling lecture on Antarctica?
June 18, 2008
After the brilliantly original The White Diamond and The Wild Blue Yonder presented unusual professions and exotic outposts where individuals leave conventional society to express their aberrant instincts, the intrepid Herzog has finally hit a rut.
June 12, 2008
Herzog appears to have no serious intent in his new documentary Encounters at the End of the World. Instead, the film seems only one more step on Herzog's path to living oddity.