Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology Reviews

May 22, 2013
Perhaps we're evolving into a race of Da Vincis. I think it's vastly more likely we'll continue to streamline methods for sharing cat videos.
October 14, 2011
This pro-Internet "declaration of interdependence" has all the narrative focus of a Twitter feed.
October 13, 2011
There are a lot of vibes in this film, most of them vaguely positive. If only "Connected" had a stronger center of gravity.
October 11, 2011
She never figures out what, exactly, the deal is regarding our short attention spans, but her ADD-afflicted film definitely provides evidence that they exist.
October 11, 2011
Like Shlain's hand-written diagram in which lines twist and knot while linking various subjects, the film resembles not a coherent thesis but a tangle of semi-related ideas.
October 6, 2011
Shlain struggles to find the thread that connects her father, her upbringing and her own playful curiosity to the complexities of life in the age of texting, tweeting and apps for just about everything.
September 29, 2011
The film ultimately works best as a daughter's heartfelt tribute to an enormously devoted and emotionally generous parent. Unfortunately, that's just not enough to, well, connect us to the bigger picture.
September 29, 2011
Tiffany Shlain's Connected suffers from its very pedestrian and redundant voiceover.
September 15, 2011
Your heart will go out to Shlain, who clearly adored her father. But other parts of "Connected" may remind you of an Al Gore lecture.